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Celebration of the Literary Arts: Becky Mandelbaum and Maria Adelmann

February 25, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Campus: Virtual
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Award-winning authors Becky Mandelbaum and Maria Adelmann will be reading from their latest books and answering audience questions. Click the link to register for the event! https://DMACC.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s9LtC-bhQ5i5uRZRlkTXxg

Becky Mandelbaum is the author of The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals and Bad Kansas, which received the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the 2018 High Plains Book Award for First Book, and was a Kansas Notable Book in 2018. Her work has appeared in One Story, The Sun, The Missouri ReviewAlaska Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, Necessary Fiction, Hobart, Prairie Schooner, Electric Literature, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and has been featured on Medium. She has received fellowships from Writing by Writers, a residency from The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and was a finalist for the 2019 Disquiet Literary Prize in Fiction and the 2020 Nelson Algren Award. Originally from Kansas, she currently lives in Bellingham, Washington.


Maria Adelmann’s first book, Girls of a Certain Age, will be published February 2021. Her work has been published by Tin House, n+1, The Threepenny Review, Indiana Review , Epoch, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Alaska Quarterly Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and others. She has an MFA in fiction from The University of Virginia. She enjoys learning complicated new crafts and letting personal projects take over her life. A longtime resident of Baltimore, Adelmann recently moved to Copenhagen after getting stuck there during the pandemic.

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