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Sunday Evening Lecture – Ellen Litman – Becoming American

April 15 @ 5:00 pm

Author Ellen Litman will speak at the Library.

Ellen Litman grew up in Moscow, Russia, where she lived until 1992. After her family immigrated to the United States, she studied Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh and after graduation spent the next six years working as a software developer in Baltimore and Boston. She took her first writing class in the fall of in 1998. Three years later, she left Information Technology and went off to Syracuse to study writing. Since then, she’s been writing and teaching.

Ellen’s fiction won first prize in the Atlantic Monthly 2003 Fiction Contest, and she’s been awarded 2006 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, as well as fiction fellowships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Fine Arts Center in Provincetown, and scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Her stories have appeared in Best New American Voices 2007, Best of Tin House, American Odysseys: Writing by New Americans, Dossier, Triquarterly, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Connecticut.

Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
5:00 pm
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Organizer

Micayla Hall
Phone:
860-535-0658
Email:
micaylahall@stoningtonfreelibrary.org

Venue

Stonington Free Library
20 High Street
Stonington, CT 06378 United States
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Phone:
860-535-0658