October 03, 2015 at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, CO.
Doors open at 6:00 PM at the Denver Art Museum’s Lewis Sharp Auditorium. Reading and interviews with Julavits and Marcus begin at 6:30 PM. Q&A and book signing to follow.
Sponsorships for the event and VIP tickets for an after-reception are available. Contact Laurie at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Heidi Julavits is a founding editor of The Believer magazine, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and winner of the PEN New England Award for Literary Excellence in Fiction. She’s also the author of a memoir, The Folded Clock (Doubleday 2015); four novels, The Vanishers, The Uses of Enchantment, The Effect of Living Backwards, and The Mineral Palace; and co-editor, with Sheila Heti and Leanne Shapton, of the New York Times bestseller Women in Clothes. Her fiction has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, McSweeney’s, and The Best American Short Stories, among other places.
Ben Marcus is the author of The Flame Alphabet, Notable American Women, The Father Costume, and The Age of Wire and String. His most recent collection of short stories, Leaving the Sea, was published by Knopf in January 2014. His short stories have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Electric Literature, Granta, The Believer, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, and Tin House. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories and New American Stories published by Vintage Books in July 2015. Among his awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, three Pushcart Prizes, the Berlin Prize, and awards from Creative Capital and The American Academy of Arts and Letters.