Literary House Series: A Reading by Amy Hempel
Date: 5:30pm EDT March 27
Come join us for a discussion with Amy Hempel.
Amy Hempel is the author of four short story collections. Her Collected Stories (2006) won the Ambassador Award for Best Fiction of the Year, and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. It was named one of the New York Times’s Ten Best Books of the Year. Hempel’s fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Harper’s, GQ, Vanity Fair, The Quarterly and the New York Times Magazine, among many others. Her work has been translated into more than two dozen languages. Her awards and honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a United States Artists Foundation Fellowship, the PEN/Malamud Award for Literary Excellence, and the Harold D. Vursell Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2008, she won the REA Award for the Short Story. Newly elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Hempel has taught at Harvard, Princeton, NYU, Sarah Lawrence, and Bennington, and now teaches at Stony Brook University.