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Valeria Vose by Alice Bingham Gorman - In Conversation with Bill Roorbach
Valeria Vose by Alice Bingham Gorman
In Conversation with Bill Roorbach
Join us on Wednesday, October 24th @ 7pm for a book talk with Alice Bingham Gorman, who will be here speaking about her new book, Valeria Vose, with author Bill Roorbach!
"Valeria Vose: A Novel takes a reader deep inside the cultural and emotional life of a 1970's southern woman. Privileged, approaching age forty, her 'perfect' life is shattered. Determined to survive, she's forced to confront all preconceived values and expectations in order to find a path toward creative, spiritual independence and her true identity." --Publisher Marketing
About the author:
Alice Bingham Gorman is a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She earned an MFA in Writing from Spalding University in 2005 and received an Honorary PhD in Fine Arts from the Memphis College of Art in 2001. Her writing has been published in Vogue, O, the Oprah Magazine, O's Little Book of Love and Friendship, The Louisville Review, and countless regional periodicals and art publications. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, she now divides her time between Maine and Florida. Valeria Vose is her first novel.
About Bill Roorbach:
Bill Roorbach’s most recent book is The Girl of the Lake, a collection of stories from Algonquin. Also from Algonquin are 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, just released in a new paperback edition by Down East Books, won the Maine Literary Award in nonfiction 2005. He’s just been named a 2018 Civitella Ranieri Foundation fellow.