Canaan Meetinghouse Reading Series: Summer 2017
Moderator: Phil Pochoda
July 6: Cynthia Huntington: Terra Nova: (poems); author of five books of poetry; previous collection, Heavenly Bodies, was a finalist for the National Book Award for poetry.
Ricky Moody : Hotels of North America (fiction);author of seven novels, including the national bestseller, The Ice Storm; in 1999 New Yorker Magazine chose him as one of the “20 Writers for the 21st Century”.
July 13: James Wright: Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War; President of Dartmouth for 11 years, Wright has become a leading spokesman for veterans rights and benefits.
Megan Abbott : You Will Know Me (fiction); chosen as one of the best mystery books of 2016 by NPR, Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews.
July 20: April Ossmann: Event Boundaries (poems); her second books of poems.
Victoria Redel: Before Everything (fiction);author of five novels and four books of poetry; winner of numerous literary awards.
July 27: Major Jackson: Roll Deep (poems); author of four books of poetry; finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award for poetry; poetry editor Harvard Review.
Alexander Chee: Queen of the Night (fiction); NYTBR editors choice; chosen a best book for the year by NPR, Boston Globe, SF Chronicle.
All readings start at 7:30 at the Meetinghouse, Canaan Street, Canaan, NH.
The Norwich Bookstore will sell current and past books by each author at the Meetinghouse. (Many of the books can be purchased at the bookstore in advance, and can be signed by the authors in July).