A Conversation About the Art and Craft of Fiction Writing
On May 26 at 2 p.m., join Labyrinth Books for a special discussion on the art and craft of fiction writing. Princeton University alumnae novelists will read from their work and speak with each other about inspiration, craft, and process. They will discuss the journey to publication, the themes that haunt their writing, completing their sophomore novels, and the lessons they took from writing at Princeton. This will be an open discussion with audience Q&A.
Laura Hankin is an author, screenwriter, and performer whose books include Happy & You Know It, A Special Place for Women, and the forthcoming The Daydreams. Her musical comedy has been featured in outlets like The Washington Post and The New York Times.
Blair Hurley is the author of The Devoted, which was long listed for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Her second novel, Minor Prophets, was published in 2023. She is a Pushcart Prize winner and an ASME Fiction award finalist.
Rachel Lyon is author of the novels Self Portrait with Boy, finalist for the Center for Fiction’s 2018 First Novel Prize, and Fruit of the Dead, forthcoming in 2024. Her short work has appeared in publications such as One Story, The Rumpus, and Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading. Lyon is currently visiting faculty at Bennington College.
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