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Fiction Reading by Anna Keesey

Date: 5:30pm PST March 4, 2015 Location: Frank Manor House

Frank Manor House

Anna Keesey is a graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop.  Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Best American Short Stories.  She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and has held residencies at MacDowell, Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and Provincetown.  Keesey teaches English and creative writing at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

Her debut novel, Little Century maps our country’s cutthroat legacy of dispossession and greed, as well as celebrating the ecstatic visions of what America could become. It has just been awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka prize for Fiction, previously given to Ursula LeGuin, Ann Patchett and Toni Morrison.