Prizewinning Novelist Goldie Goldbloom Reads Debut Work

Goldie Goldbloom, author of the prizewinning "Toads' Museum of Freaks and Wonders," reads from this and other writings on Monday, March 26, at 5 p.m. in the Albion College Library's Wendell Will Room. This presentation is followed by a book signing and reception.

Goldbloom is also the author of You Lose These and Other Stories. Her short fiction has appeared in "Prairie Schooner," "Storyquarterly" and "Narrative" magazine, along with several anthologies. Her non-fiction writing has appeared in "Keep Your Wives away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires." She earned an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. Born in Western Australia, Goldbloom currently lives in Chicago, with her eight children and her cat. Visit her online at

This program is sponsored by the English Department and the Albion College Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact English professor Helena Mesa at or 517/629-0232.