Live Interview with Margot Livesey and Julia Glass at Brookline Booksmith

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To celebrate the release of her book Illuminating Fiction, Sherry Ellis will conduct a live interview with renowned
novelists Margot Livesey (
Homework, House On Fortune Street, Eva Moves The
) and Julia Glass (Three Junes, I See You Everywhere) at the Brookline
Booksmith on January 6th. Sherry Ellis is a Billerica-based writing
coach, and her interviews have appeared in Poets & Writers, Agni, and
elsewhere. The book contains nineteen of her best author interviews.

The event begins Wednesday, January 6th, at 7pm
in the basement of the Brookline Booksmith.

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Margot Livesey is the Fiction Editor for Ploughshares, as
well the guest editor for the Fall 2002 issue. She was born and grew up in the
Scottish Highlands and now lives near Boston. She is the author of five novels,
a collection of stories, and is the co-editor of Writing about Literature: An
Anthology for Reading and Writing. Her stories have appeared in Story, American
Short Fiction, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, and
elsewhere, and she has received grants from the NEA and the Guggenheim
Foundation. Livesey has taught in numerous writing programs including the Iowa
Writer’s Workshop, the University of California at Irvine, and most recently
Emerson College.

Glass grew up in Lincoln, MA, and graduated from Yale in 1978. She is the
author of three novels, the first of which won the National Book Award for
Fiction. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts,
the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced
Study. Her short fiction has won several prizes, including the Tobias Wolff
Award, the Nelson Algren Award, and the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Medal
for the Best Novella. She currently lives with her family in Marblehead,