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The Writing Seminars Presents: A Reading by Jean McGarry and Eric Puchner

Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars

Jean McGarry is the author of nine books of fiction, among them the novel The Courage of Girls  and the short story collection Dream Date, as well as the forthcoming No Harm Done. Her 2006 novel A Bad and Stupid Girl received the University of Michigan Fiction Prize. Her short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Yale Review, Boulevard, The Southwest Review and others. She is the Elliot Coleman Professor of Fiction in the Writing Seminars, and previously served as co-chair. She is a graduate of the Baltimore-Washington Psychoanalytic Institute.

Eric Puchner recently released Last Day on Earth.  He is the author of the story collection Music Through the Floora finalist for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award and the novel Model Homewhich was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award.  His short stories and personal essays have appeared in GQ, Granta, Tin House, ZoetropeBest American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading and Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses. He has received a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts grant and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2015 he was awarded the Jeannette Haien Ballard Writer’s Prize, given annually to writers “of proven excellence in poetry or prose.”   A professor in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, he lives in Baltimore with his wife, the novelist Katharine Noel, and their two children.






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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00pm


Homewood Campus - Gilman 50
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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