Mentor Dan Pope Reading/Signing on June 11

pope_cooper_smDan Pope‘s new novel, Housebreaking (Simon & Schuster) is a psychologically gripping exploration of two families – four lives – set in a Connecticut neighborhood. Dan will visit the West Hartford Library for a conversation about his brand new book, and he will be joined by writer/commentator Rand Richards Cooper.

housebreaking_cover200Dan Pope is the author of the novel, In the Cherry Tree (Picador USA, 2003). and his stories have appeared in many journals, including Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, McSweeney’s (No. 4), Shenandoah, Gettysburg Review, and others. Dan is a 2002 graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, where he attended on a Truman Capote Fellowship. He is a winner of the Glenn Schaeffer Award from the International Institute of Modern Letters, and grants in fiction from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.

Rand Richards Cooper is the author of The Last to Go and Big As Life. He has been Writer-in-Residence at Amherst and Emerson colleges, and his fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Esquire, The Atlantic, and many other magazines. Rand lives in Hartford with his wife and daughter. He writes about books and film for Commonweal Magazine and restaurants for theNew York Times.

The event will be held in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street. No tickets are required. Books purchased at the event are available for autographing by the author. Park in the nearby Isham Garage and bring your parking ticket to the event room to be validated.

Register for this event at http:///pope11june.

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8 Responses to Mentor Dan Pope Reading/Signing on June 11

  1. brianthiem says:

    And Dan just told me the NY TIMES BOOK REVIEW will feature a review of his book on May 17. For those not aware, having you book reviewed by the NY Times is major big time!

  2. dtgriffith says:

    Great news! I may make this reading. Brian Theim, are you going?

  3. dtgriffith says:

    Signed up, I’ll be there!

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