The Department of English Poetry and Prose Series welcomes author and essayist Leslie Jamison to Sanborn House for a reading of her work (Q&A to follow).
Leslie Jamison was born in Washington DC and grew up in Los Angeles. Since then, she has lived in Iowa, Nicaragua, New Haven, and New York. She has worked as a baker, an office temp, an innkeeper, a tutor, and a medical actor. Every one of these was a world; they're still in her.
She has written a novel, The Gin Closet, and a collection of essays, The Empathy Exams. Her work has appeared or will appear in places like Harper's, Oxford American, A Public Space, Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Believer. She is a columnist for the New York Times Book Review, and an Assistant Professor at Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn, with her family.
Books will be available for sale courtesy of the Norwich Bookstore. Refreshments will be served.
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.