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An Evening with Sue Miller

Main Street Books will host Sue Miller, who is the McGee Professor of Creative Writing at Davidson College and bestselling author of over 10 novels, a memoir, and a short story collection, for a reading and signing.

Her fiction has garnered numerous awards, including multiple New York Times Notable Book of the Year awards, the Carl Sandburg Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Of The Good Mother, the New York Times wrote, "Every once in a while, a first novelist rockets into the literary atmosphere with a novel so accomplished that it shatters the common assumption that for a writer to have mastery, he or she must serve a long, auspicious apprenticeship. The novel arrives, all its parts gleaming, ticking, and we are filled with awe."

The Good Mother was later made into a movie, as were her novels Family Pictures and While I Was Gone, and the title story of her collection Inventing the Abbotts. Her short stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Ploughshares, and Best American Short Stories.

Earlier Event: April 26
Story Time with Leslie
Later Event: April 29
Independent Bookstore Day