Tuesday, November 10, 2015

November 15 Reading at the Writer's Center

This is my last public reading of the fall...please stop by!

Reading: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2015
2PM ~ 4PM
Leslie Pietrzyk and Jehanne Dubrow
Hosted by The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Leslie Pietrzyk reads from her collection of short stories, This Angel on My Chest. She is joined by Jehanne Dubrow, author of The Arranged Marriage, a collection of prose poems. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Free admission.

Jehanne Dubrow is the author of five poetry collections, including most recently The Arranged Marriage (University of New Mexico Press, 2015), Red Army Red (Northwestern University Press, 2012), and Stateside (Northwestern University Press, 2010). Her work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, The New England Review, Prairie Schooner, and Hudson Review. She is the Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House and an Associate Professor of creative writing at Washington College, where she edits the national literary journal, Cherry Tree.

Leslie Pietrzyk is the author of two novels, Pears on a Willow Tree (Avon Books) and A Year and a Day (William Morrow) and a collection of short stories, This Angel on My Chest, which won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her short fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including The Iowa Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, and The Sun magazine. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and she has won a number of writing awards, including Shenandoah’s Jean Charpiot Goodheart Prize for Fiction. She teaches at the Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Program’s graduate writing program, the Writer’s Center, and Converse College’s low-residency MFA program.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.