Mar 12, 2018
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Elizabeth Strout

The Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College proudly presented Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout for two events on October 17, 2017.

In the afternoon, the author gave a presentation called, “Why You Don’t Need To Worry About Plot” in the Soper Room of the Julia Rogers Building at 3:00pm.

In the evening, Ms. Strout read from and signed copies of her brand new novel, Anything Is Possible, which was written in tandem with her bestseller My Name is Lucy BartonAnything is Possible draws on the lives of the small-town characters evoked in the discussion between Lucy and her mother.

Born in Portland, Maine, Strout graduated from Bates College with a degree in English in 1977. She received a law degree along with a Certificate in Gerontology from Syracuse University College of Law. Strout has taught creative writing at Manhattan College, The New School, Bard College, Colgate University, and Queens University of Charlotte. She divides her time between Maine and New York City.

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