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LOC National Book Festival: Ann Beattie, Genre Fiction

Sat Aug 31, 2pm–2:45pm
Presented by: Library of Congress
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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Ann Beattie discusses "A Wonderful Stroke of Luck" (Viking) with Neely Tucker.

The work of Ann Beattie has been published in four O. Henry Award Collections, in John Updike’s “Best American Short Stories of the Century” and in Jennifer Egan’s “The Best American Short Stories 2014.” She has received the PEN/Malamud Award for short story, among many other honors. Beattie was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her new novel is “A Wonderful Stroke of Luck” (Viking).

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