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fiction writing

Reading series
Lorrie Moore's truth is stranger than fiction
Published Oct 10, 2018
Best-selling author reads from her new collection of essays during her talk at JHU
Man of letters
Published Fall 2016
For his new book, Michael Kun returns to an old form: the epistolary novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fiction
Young in Manhattan
Published Spring 2016
President's Reading Series
'Tap dancing, blackness, and time'
Published Nov 4, 2015
British author Zadie Smith shares bits of her unpublished fourth novel, 'Swing, Time'
Popular literature
Muslim sci-fi
Published Summer 2015
Muslim writers are turning to genres like science fiction and comics to navigate Muslim identity in a post-Sept. 11 world / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
On literature, and chairs
Published April 2, 2014
Irish author Colm Tóibín reads from his ninth novel, 'The Testament of Mary,' in President's Reading Series
Where the work gets done
Published Jan-Feb 2014 Photos
The convenience of having one's entire office in a machine as slim as a copy of 'The Paris Review' has not made moot the writer's room / Gazette
Fiction
An ordinary life
Published Winter 2013
Alice McDermott's Someone follows an ordinary woman from her Brooklyn childhood through old age. / Johns Hopkins Magazine