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Public reading: Bill Roorbach

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ochre Court

Event Type: Public Event

Audience: Public

The public reading and reflection will feature Bill Roorbach, a guest faculty member in the Newport MFA in creative writing program’s winter residency. Roorbach’s recent work is a collection of stories entitled “The Girl of the Lake.” He is also the author of “The Remedy for Love,” a finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize, and the bestselling “Life Among Giants,” which won a Maine Literary Award in 2012. An earlier collection, “Big Bend,” won the Flannery O’Connor and O. Henry prizes in 2000. His memoir in nature, “Temple Stream,” won the Maine Literary Award in nonfiction 2005. He has been named a 2018 Civitella Ranieri Foundation fellow.