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The Ocean State Review: 10th Anniversary Reading

November 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm EST

Open to the public.

Q&A and book signing featuring award-winning writers.

Colin Channer
Colin Channer was born in Jamaica and educated there and in New York. His many books include the novella The Girl with the Golden Shoes and the poetry collection Providential.

Hester Kaplan (Fiction, MFA Writing Faculty)
Hester Kaplan is the author of the story collections The Edge of Marriage, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and Unravished, and the novels Kinship Theory and The Tell.

Penelope Cray
Penelope Cray is the author of Miracles Come on Mondays (Pleiades, 2020), selected by Kazim Ali for the 2018 Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose.

Robin Hemley
Robin Hemley has published fourteen books, most recently Borderline Citizen: Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood (Nebraska 2020). The Art and Craft of Stories from Asia, which he co-authored with Xu Xi, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2021.


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