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April Ayers Lawson


April Ayers Lawson 

Photo by Jason Ayers

15th September at 10pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Reading with Callan Wink. Admission: €5


April Ayers Lawson is the recipient of the 2011 George Plimpton Award for Fiction, as well as a 2015 writing fellowship from the Corporation of Yaddo. ‘Virgin’ was also named a 2011 favourite short story of the year by Flavorwire magazine and anthologized in The Unprofessionals: New American Writing from the Paris Review (Penguin 2016). Her fiction has appeared in the Norwegian version of Granta, Oxford American, Vice, ZYZZYVA, Crazyhorse, and Five Chapters, among others. She has lectured in the Creative Writing Department at Emory University. Virgin and Other Stories is her first book.



April Ayers Lawson homepage

Virgin reviewed by Sarah Gilmartin in The Irish Times



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