Friday, November 9th at 8 pm
LEARNING TO TELL A STORY
Looking for narrative, mining history, telling lies, and shaping the truth:
how to write fiction people want to read.
Amy Bloom is the author of four novels, five books of short stories and a children’s book. She has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Bloom has also written articles in periodicals including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Slate, and Salon.com. Her short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories and several other anthologies, and has won a National Magazine Award. She trained as a clinical social worker at the Smith College School for Social Work, Bloom used her understanding of psychotherapy in creating the Lifetime Television Network TV show, State of Mind, which takes a look at the professional lives of psychotherapists. Bloom is listed as creator, co-executive producer, and head writer for the series
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