PVWW Spring Fiction Reading

Mark your calendars! Come celebrate the new books of PVWW's very own instructors at the impeccably curated and cozy Book Moon, in Easthampton! Refreshments, mingling, book-buying, and lots of literary fun!

• Sarah Rauch, What Shines From It (Alternating Current Press), March 202
• Jennifer Rosner, The Yellow Bird Sings (Macmillan/Flatiron), March 2020
• Debra Jo Immergut, You Again (Ecco/Harper Collins), July 2020
SARA RAUCH's fiction and essays have appeared in Paper Darts, Split Lip, Gravel, So to Speak, WomenArts Quarterly, Hobart, Luna Luna, as well as in anthologies Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women (Seal Press, 2010), Best Lesbian Romance 2014 (Cleis Press), and She's Lost Control (Post Mortem Press). Her poetry has been published in Claw & Blossom, Upstreet, Inkwell, and more. She has covered books for Bustle, BitchMedia, Curve Magazine, Lamda Literary, The Rumpus, and more. In 2012, she founded the literary magazine Cactus Heart, which ran through 2016. She holds an MFA from Pacific University. Sara teaches writing at Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop and Grub Street and also works as an independent editor and manuscript consultant. What Shines From It, which won the Electric Book Award, is Sara's first book. She lives her family in Holyoke, MA. 
JENNIFER ROSNER is the author of the novel The Yellow Bird Sings (Macmillan/Flatiron Books, forthcoming March 2020) and the memoir If A Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard (Feminist Press). Her children's book, The Mitten String (Random House), is a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable. Jennifer's writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Massachusetts Review, The Forward, Good Housekeeping, and elsewhere. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University. She currently teaches the Bard-sponsored Clemente Course in the Humanities, a college-level course for women living in economic distress, at The Care Center in Holyoke, MA.
DEBRA JO IMMERGUT is the author of You Again, forthcoming from Ecco/Harper Collins in July 2020, and The Captives, a 2019 Edgar Award finalist for Best Debut Novel by an American Author, published in the US by Ecco and in over a dozen other countries. She has also published a collection of short fiction, Private Property (Random House). Her work has appeared in American Short Fiction, Narrative, the  Wall Street Journal, and The Boston Globe, among others. She is a winner of Michener and McCloy fellowships and has an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 
Founder/Director of PVWW JOY BAGLIO is the founder and director of Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop, a local literary arts organization and writing school based in Williamsburg MA. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House, American Short Fiction, The Iowa Review, New Ohio Review, TriQuarterly, among others, and are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, and she's received fellowships and grants from Yaddo, The Vermont Studio Center, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Speculative Literature Foundation, and Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She holds an MFA in fiction from The New School, she teaches writing at Grub Street, and is a contributing editor at Bucknell University's literary magazine, West Branch. 
Event date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
86 Cottage Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
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ISBN: 9780062747587
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Published: Ecco - July 7th, 2020

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Published: Flatiron Books - March 3rd, 2020