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Jayne Anne Phillips
Jayne Anne Phillips

Award-Winning Author Jayne Anne Phillips to Read

Contact Holly Foster 315-859-4068
Posted March 31, 2010
Tags English
Jayne Anne Phillips, award-winning novelist and short story writer, will read selections from her work on Thursday, April 1, at 8 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton. 

Phillips has been writing and publishing fiction for more than 30 years. Her first book of short stories, Black Tickets, won the prestigious Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, awarded by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Phillips has since published three novels, Machine Dreams, Shelter, and MotherKind, and a second volume of short stories, Fast Lanes

Phillips is currently professor of English and director of the MFA Program at Rutgers-Newark, and has taught in the past at Harvard University, Williams College and Boston College. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and a Bunting Fellowship from the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College. Phillips’ work has appeared in Harper’s, Granta, Doubletake, and the Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction. 

The event is sponsored by the Dean of Faculty Office and is free and open to the public.

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