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Marie-Helene Bertino 

 

Marie-Helene Bertino

 

Reading
with Siddhartha Gigoo

24 September at 7.15pm
Triskel Christchurch
Admission: €9
 

"Out of the Slushpile":
Craft Talk

25 September at 4pm
Cork Central Library (Grand Parade)


Admission: FREE

 

 

Marie-Helene Bertino’s debut novel 2 A.M. AT THE CAT’S PAJAMAS is a Barnes & Noble Fall ’14 Discover Great New Writers pick. It is an NPR Best Book of 2014, and a Best Book of the Year at Flavorwire, Buzzfeed, Popsugar, The Kansas City Star, and others. Her collection of short stories SAFE AS HOUSES received The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award, judged by Jim Shepard. Marie-Helene teaches in the Creative Writing Program at NYU and in the low-residency M.F.A. program at The Institute for Indian American Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, The Center for Fiction, The Sackett Street Workshops, and the Emerging Writer’s Workshop for One Story, where she was the Associate Editor. She has worked as a biographer for people living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

 

Links

Marie-Helene Bertino homepage

Interview with Marie-Helene Bertino in the Paris Review

Follow Marie-Helene Bertino on Twitter @mhbertino

 

 

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