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Reading the Body
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
READING THE BODY
New American Fiction That Explores the Life of the Human Body by authors from Fiction Collective Two
October 9, 6:30 pm
Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S. 22nd St.
List of Authors
Samuel Delany is a novelist and critic who lives in New York City and teaches in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Temple University. His most recent fiction includes Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders, Dark Reflections, Phallos, and The Mad Man. His critical essays are collected in several volumes available from Wesleyan University Press and other publishers.
Noy Holland’s collections of short fiction and novellas include Swim for the Little One First, What Begins with Bird, and The Spectacle of the Body. She has published work in Conjunctions, The Quarterly, Ploughshares, Milan Review, Western Humanities Review, The Believer, NOON, New York Tyrant, and Post Road, among others. She was a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council award for artistic merit and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. She has taught for many years in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts, and serves on the board of directors at FC2.
Michael Martone's most recent books are Four for a Quarter, Not Normal, Illinois: Peculiar Fiction from the Flyover, Racing in Place: Collages, Fragments, Postcards, Ruins, a collection of essays, and Double-wide, his collected early stories. His stories and essays have appeared in Harper's, Esquire, Story, Antaeus, North American Review, Benzene, Epoch, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, Third Coast, Shenandoah, Bomb, and other magazines. He is currently a Professor at the University of Alabama.
Lance Olsen is author of more than 20 books of and about experimental writing practices, including, most recently, the novel Calendar of Regrets and the anti-textbook Architectures of Possibility: After Innovative Writing. He serves as chair of the Board of Directors at Fiction Collective Two and fiction editor at Western Humanities Review. He is Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah.
Alan Singer is the author of five novels, Alan Singer is the author of five novels, The Ox-Breadth, The Charnel Imp, Memory Wax, Dirtmouth and most recently The Inquisitor’s Tongue. He is currently at work on a new novel, Play, A Novel. He is also writes on aesthetics and critical theory. His most recent critical book is The Self-Deceiving Muse: Notice and Knowledge in the Work of Art. He is Professor of English at Temple University.
The reading will be followed with a brief question and answer session.
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