December 1st, 2012
A Literary Evening with Award-Winning Authors Dorothy Allison and Karen Joy Fowler
Join award-winning authors Dorothy Allison and Karen Joy Fowler for a reception and evening of literary conversation. Light refreshments will be served and a no-host bar is available. The event is a fundraiser for Hedgebrook.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
5:00-7:00 p.m. Program begins at 5:30.
Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter Street (between Mason and Powell), San Francisco
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(recommended). We anticipate a full turn-out, so buy your tickets early!
Hailed as "one of the finest writers of her generation" by the Boston Globe, Dorothy Allison's best-selling novel Bastard Out of Carolina was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award, won the Ferro Grumley prize, an ALA Award for Lesbian and Gay Writing, and became an award-winning movie. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Her novel Cavedweller was a New York Times Notable Book and was adapted for the stage and the screen. Her novel, She Who, is forthcoming. http://www.dorothyallison.net/
Described as "astonishing narrative voice" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels and three short story collections. The Jane Austen Book Club spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and was a New York Times Notable Book. Her other novels and short stories have also won numerous awards. She is the co-founder of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award and the current president of the Clarion Foundation (also known as Clarion San Diego). http://www.karenjoyfowler.com/