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    Andrea Barnet
    Andrea Barnet
    Andrea Barnet is the author of Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World, and a previous book, All-Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930, which was a nonfiction finalist for the 2004 Lambda Literary Awards. She was...
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    Stefan Merrill Block
    Stefan Merrill Block
    Stefan Merrill Block grew up in Plano, Texas. His first book, The Story of Forgetting, was an international bestseller and the winner of Best First Fiction at the Rome International Festival of Literature, The Ovid Prize from the Romanian Writer's Union, the 2008 Merck Serono Literature Prize and the...
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    Jenna Blum
    Jenna Blum
    Jenna Blum is the New York Times and number one international bestselling author of the novels Those Who Save Us and The Stormchasers. She was also voted one of the favorite contemporary women writers by Oprah.com readers. Her new book, The Lost Family, was published in June. Jenna is based...
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    Colin Calloway
    Colin Calloway
    Colin Calloway is the John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professor of History and Professor of Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. He served for two years as associate director of and editor at the D’Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library in Chicago and...
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    Wyn Cooper
    Wyn Cooper
    Wyn Cooper is the author of five collections of poetry: Chaos Is the New Calm, Postcards from the Interior, The Way Back, The Country of Here Below, and a new book, Mars Poetica. His poems appear in twenty-five anthologies of contemporary poetry. He has taught at Bennington and Marlboro Colleges, the...
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    Kate Christensen
    Kate Christensen
    Kate Christensen is the author of seven novels, including The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and, most recently, The Last Cruise. She is also the author of two memoirs, Blue Plate Special and How to Cook a Moose, which won the 2016 Maine Literary...
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    Brock Clarke
    Brock Clarke
    Brock Clarke is the author of seven books of fiction, most recently a collection of short stories, The Price of the Haircut. His novels include The Happiest People in the World, Exley (which was a Kirkus Book of the Year, a finalist for the Maine Book Award, and a...
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    George Colt
    George Colt
    George Coltis the bestselling author of The Big House, which was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Brothers; November of the Soul; and a forthcoming book The Game: Harvard, Yale and America in 1968. He lives in Western Massachusetts with...
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    James Crews
    James Crews
    James Crews work has appeared in Ploughshares, Raleigh Review, Crab Orchard Review and The New Republic, among other journals, and he is a regular contributor to The (London) Times Literary Supplement. His first collection of poetry, The Book of What Stays, won the 2010 Prairie Schooner Book Prize and...
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    Duy Doan
    Duy Doan
    Duy Doanis the author of We Play a Game, winner of the 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His work has appeared in Poetry, Slate, The Cortland Review, and elsewhere. A Kundiman fellow, he received an MFA in poetry from Boston University, where he serves as director of the...
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    Denise Duhamel
    Denise Duhamel
    Denise Duhamelis the author of numerous collections of poetry, including: Blowout, Ka-Ching!, Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems and her latest collection, Scald. Duhamel has received grants and awards from numerous organizations, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and she served as the guest editor...
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    Anne Fadiman
    Anne Fadiman
    Anne Fadiman is an essayist and reporter. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, her account of the cross cultural conflicts between a Hmong family and the American medical system, won a National Book Critics Circle Award. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader, is a book about...
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    Vievee Francis
    Vievee Francis
    Vievee Francisis the author of Blue-Tail Fly, Horse in the Dark, and Forest Primeval, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry. She is an associate professor at Dartmouth College and an associate editor for Callaloo. 
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    Kate Greathead
    Kate Greathead
    Kate Greathead's first novel, Laura & Emma, was published by Simon & Schuster in March 2018. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Vanity Fair, and on NPR’s Moth Radio Hour. She is a 9-time Moth Storytelling Slam champion. She lives in Brooklyn...
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    Stephen Greenblatt
    Stephen Greenblatt
    Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. He is the author of thirteen books, including The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve; The Swerve: How the World Became Modern; Shakespeare's Freedom; Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare; Hamlet in Purgatory; Marvelous Possessions;...
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    David Hinton
    David Hinton
    David Hinton is a poet and a translator. His translations from Chinese include Classical Chinese Poetry: An Anthology, The Mountain Poems of Hsieh Ling-yun, Mencius, The Analects of Confucius, Chuang Tzu: Inner Chapters, Forms of Distance by Bei Dao, The Selected Poems of T’ao Ch’ien, and The Selected Poems of Tu...
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    Joan Houlihan
    Joan Houlihan
    Joan Houlihan is the author of five books of poetry: Shadow-feast (2018), Hand-Held Executions: Poems & Essays (2003); The Mending Worm, which received the 2006 Green Rose Award from New Issues Press; The Us, which received a Must Read distinction from the Massachusetts Center for the Book, and Ay...
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    Maria Hummel
    Maria Hummel
    Maria Hummel is the author of Still Lives; Motherland (an SF Chronicle Book of the Year); House and Fire; and Wilderness Run. Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Pushcart Prizes, Narrative, The Sun, and The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry...
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    Madeline Kunin
    Madeline Kunin
    Madeleine Kunin served as the Governor of Vermont from 1985 to 1991. As a member of President Bill Clinton’s administration, she served as Deputy Secretary of Education of the United States from 1993 to 1997 and United States Ambassador to Switzerland from 1996 to 1999. Former Governor Kunin was Vermont's...
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    Dorothea Lasky
    Dorothea Lasky
    Dorothea Lanky is the author of five full-length collections of poetry. Her newest book is Milk. Her previous collections  include ROME! Thunderbird, Black Life, and AWE. Lasky’s writing has appeared in POETRY, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, and Boston Review, among other places. She is a co-editor...
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    John Leland
    John Leland
    John Leland is a reporter at The New York Times, where he wrote a yearlong series that became the basis for his NYT bestseller, Happiness Is a Choice You Make. He is the author of two previous books, Hip: The History and Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of “On the...
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    Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus is the author of six books of fiction: Notable American Women, The Father Costume, The Age of Wire and String, The Flame Alphabet, Leaving the Sea, and his forthcoming book, Notes from the Fog. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House,...
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    Brendan Matthews
    Brendan Matthews
    Brendan Matthews, a Fulbright Scholar to Ireland, is the author of The World of Tomorrow. He  has published stories in Glimmer Train, the Virginia Quarterly, and the Cincinnati Review, among other publications, and his fiction has twice appeared in The Best American Short Stories. He lives with his wife...
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    Eileen McNamara
    Eileen McNamara
    Eileen McNamara is the Director of the Journalism Program at Brandeis and the author of Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World, published in April 2018 by Simon & Schuster. A Professor of the Practice of Journalism since 2007, she was previously an award-winning reporter and columnist for The Boston Globe,...

Brattleboro Literary Festival 2018 Authors