Thisbe Nissen is the award-winning author of the novels Our Lady of the Prairie (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Osprey Island (Knopf), The Good People of New York (Knopf), and a story collection, Out of the Girls' Room and into the Night (University of Iowa Press). She is also the co-author with Erin Ergenbright of The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook, a collection of stories, recipes, and art collages.
Jay Baron Nicorvo's writing has been featured on Salon, NPR and PBS News Hour. His novel, The Standard Grand (St. Martin's Press) was picked for IndieBound's Indie Next list and other best-of-lists. He has also published a poetry collection, Deadbeat (Four Way Books).
A reception and book signing will immediately follow the reading.
This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the English Department and the Stockwell-Mudd Library. For more information please contact the English Department at 517/629-0232.