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Visiting Author: Kris Jansma and Taylor Larsen

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Please join us for the latest installment of our Visiting Author series, presenting writers Kris Jansma and Taylor Larsen.

Kris Jansma grew up in Lincroft, New Jersey. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia University. He is the winner of the 2014 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award. He will be reading from and discussing his critically-acclaimed novel, Why We Came to the City, published in 2016 by Viking/Penguin.

Taylor Larsen is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA program in fiction writing. Taylor has taught fiction writing at Columbia University and the Sackett Street Writers Workshop, as well as literature courses for Pace University. Taylor will be reading from and discussing her novel, Stranger, Father, Beloved, which released in July of 2016. Her essays have appeared in Bustle, Literary Hub, and Women Writers, Women’s Books. Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Taylor currently resides with her husband in Brooklyn, NY.

Taylor Larsen Photo Credit: Sylvie Rosokoff

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