In accordance with recommendations from public health officials to cancel non-essential gatherings, this program has been rescheduled for December 6th.
Saturday, May 30, 2:00 – 4:00 PM.
Author Elizabeth Wetmore is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in Epoch, Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Baltimore Review, Crab Orchard Review, Iowa Review, and other literary journals. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council, as well as a grant from the Barbara Deming Foundation. She was also a Rona Jaffe Scholar in Fiction at Bread Loaf, a Fellow a tthe MacDowell Colony, and one of six Writers in Residence at Hedgebrook. A native of West Texas, she lives and works in Chicago.
Valentine is her debut novel.
With its searing and original voice, unforgettable characters, and vivid depiction of 1970s Texas, Valentine is one of the strongest debuts to emerge in years.