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First Friday Book Talk & Reading with Pamela Petro

March 1 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm CST

Join Larksong Writers Place for a book talk and reading of The Long Field: Wales and the Presence of Absence, A Memoir with Pamela Petro (Nonfiction, Graphic Novels & Comics, MFA Writing Faculty). Registration is required.

Sign ups are also available for Pamela Petro’s writing workshop “In Search of Home” scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 9 – 11 am CENTRAL TIME.

Pamela Petro is an author, artist, and educator living in Northampton, MA, with her partner, Marguerite, and Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Topaz. She has written four books of creative nonfiction including her latest, The Long Field – Wales and the Presence of Absence, a Memoir, as well as Travels in an Old Tongue, also about Wales; Sitting up with the Dead, about the American South; and The Slow Breath of Stone, about Southwest France. Her articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph, The Atlantic, Granta, Guernica, The Paris Review, and others. The Long Field was shortlisted for The Wales Book of the Year Award and was named to Top Ten Travel Book lists by The Financial Times and The Sunday Telegraph. Pamela teaches creative writing at Smith College and on Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, and is co-Director of the Dylan Thomas Summer School at the University of Wales, Trinity St Davids, where she is also a Fellow. She has widely exhibited her photography and has also created an artist book, AfterShadows – A Grand Canyon Narrative, and a graphic script, Under Paradise Valley.


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