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Literary House Series: A Reading by Amber Dermont, 2018 Mary Wood Fellow


Date: 4:30pm EDT April 11, 2018

Join us for a fiction reading by our 2018 Mary Wood Fellow Amber Dermont!

Amber Dermont is the author of the novel, The Starboard Sea (St. Martin’s Press, 2012), and the short story collection, Damage Control (St. Martin’s, 2013). A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Dermont received her PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston. Her short fiction has appeared in TriQuarterly, Tin House, Zoetrope: All-Story, and in the anthologies Best New American Voices, Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Worst Years of Your Life, and Home of the Brave. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, InPrint, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, she is currently an associate professor of English and creative writing at Rice University in Houston, Texas. She is at work on another novel called The Laughing Girl.