Talk of the Stacks

Carmen Maria Machado

November 18, 2019 AT 7:00 PM

Award-winning author and memoirist


In conversation with Curtis Sittenfeld, bestselling author of Prep

Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the new memoir In the Dream House, published by Graywolf Press of Minneapolis. Her debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, and others. Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, Harper’s Bazaar, and many other publications. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.

Moderator Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of five novels and, most recently, the short story collection You Think It, I'll Say It

The 2019 Talk of the Stacks series is presented by U.S. Bank with additional support from the Star Tribune


This program is FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 6:15 pm for general admission seating. The program begins at 7 pm. Seating is limited. Overflow space with live feed will be available.


To request ASL interpreting, please contact at least one week prior to the event. Assistive listening devices and wheelchair accessible and companion seating are available at all Talk of the Stacks events.

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