Saturday, February 7, 2009

Event Alert: Laurie Sheck's A Monster's Notes

Laurie Sheck will read excerpts from A Monster’s Notes (Knopf, May 2009), a hybrid work that re-imagines the unnamed monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Sheck is also the author of five books of poems, most recently Captivity.

Date: Wednesday, February 11th, 4:00 p.m.

Location: Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan, New York City.

Laurie Sheck's hybrid work, A Monster's Notes, will be out from Knopf in May. She is the author of five books of poems, including Captivity (2007), and The Willow Grove, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and, most recently, a Fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, The Paris Review, Pushcart Prize, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere.

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