The Sherwood Anderson Creative Writing Program is proud to host Kate Bernheimer for a fiction reading in the Art Gallery of the Hege Library at 7 pm on April 3. Bernheimer will also lead a community workshop in the Community Center from 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. on April 3.
Bernheimer is the author of two story collections, including How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, as well as three novels, and editor of the World Fantasy Award winning and bestselling collection My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and the World Fantasy Award nominee xo Orpheus: 50 New Myths. She both founded and edits Fairy Tale Review. Her nonfiction has been published in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and elsewhere, as well as heard on NPR’s All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she teaches creative writing and fairy tale classes.
Bernheimer’s books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Free and open to the public.