A Literary Evening with Amy Bloom

  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Meets On:
        Thursday, April 25
  • Address:
    251 W. Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
    United States
  • Cost:
    Free

Please join us for the first installment of the Kim Edwards Foundation reading series featuring author Amy Bloom.

Bloom is the author of two New York Times best-sellers and three collections of short stories, a children’s book and a ground-breaking collection of essays. She’s been a nominee for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and numerous anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New YorkerThe New York Times MagazineThe Atlantic MonthlyO Magazine and Vogue, among many other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award for Fiction. Her work has been translated into fifteen languages.

She has written many pilot scripts, for cable and network, and she created, wrote and ran the excellent, short-lived series State of Mind, starring Lili Taylor. She lives in Connecticut and is now Wesleyan University’s Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing.

Amy Bloom will read from her works at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning on Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 pm. This is a free event and no registration is required. We’ll have wine and sweets-by-the-bite. Copies of Amy Bloom’s books will be for sale on-site, and a signing will follow the reading.