Readings & Literature
New York, NY 10025
The author of An Invisible Sign of My Own, whose work has been presented at in several Selected Shorts performances, discusses her second novel, a lush and moving story of a girl whose magical gift is really a devastating curse. This heartbreaking tale explores the enormous difficulty of loving someone fully when you know too much about them. She will be interviewed by Heidi Julavits '96SoA (novelist and co-editor of The Believer).
"A writer who makes you grateful for the very existence of language" - San Francisco Chronicle
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Heidi Julavits | SoA class of 1996
Born in 1968, in Portland, ME, the daughter of an attorney and a teacher. Earned degree from Dartmouth College, 1990; Columbia University, M.F.A., 1996. Worked as copywriter for Esprit, San Francisco, CA, in the early 1990s, and as a waitress at Alison on Domenick, New York City, in the late 1990s. Julavits' first short story was published in Esquire magazine, 1998; secured two-book deal with Putnam, 1998; published first novel, The Mineral Palace , 2000; editor, The Believer (literary journal), 2003–; freelance journalist for Esquire, Harper's Bazaar , and the New York Times Magazine .
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