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National Book Award winner Jaimy Gordon to visit Aquinas College

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Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to campus on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
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National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to Give Reading at Aquinas College

Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to campus. A native of Baltimore, she received her M.A. in English as well as her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Brown University. She is currently Professor of English at Western Michigan University where she has taught since 1981.  Ms. Gordon will give a free and open to the public reading on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Ballroom at Aquinas College.

Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to campus. A native of Baltimore, she received her M.A. in English as well as her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Brown University. She is currently Professor of English at Western Michigan University where she has taught since 1981. Gordon will give a free and open to the public reading on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Ballroom at Aquinas College.

Gordon’s work includes poetry, fiction, translations and essays. Her three earliest novels are "Shamp of the City-Solo," "She Drove without Stopping" and "Bogeywoman," which made the Los Angeles Times Best Books List of 2000. Her latest novel, "Lord of Misrule," won the 2010 National Book Award. Gordon is known for her work as a translator as well. Her poems, short stories, essays and translations have appeared in several literary journals.

Poetry: The Fall of Poxdown (chapbook); The Bend, The Lip, The Kid (a book length narrative poem)
Novels: Circumspections from an Equestrian Statue (novella); Shamp of the City-Solo; She Drove Without Stopping; Bogeywoman; Lord of Misrule
Translations: Lost Weddings by Maria Beig (translated with Peter Blickle); Hermine, an Animal Life by Maria Beig

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