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Library Live at Labyrinth: Hilary Plum in Conversation with Deborah Amos
May 16, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hilary Plum, author of “Strawberry Fields,” winner of the 2018 Fence Modern Prize in Prose, engages in conversation with Princeton University Professor of Journalism Deborah Amos.
“Strawberry Fields” reveals the inner lives of journalists through glimpses of stories set all around the world including the Iraq War, the Arab Spring, Hurricane Katrina, drone warfare and others. Plum’s other books are the nonfiction “Watchfires” and the novel “They Dragged Them Through the Streets.” She teaches creative writing at Cleveland State University and in the NEOMFA program and is associate director of the CSU Poetry Center.
Amos is an award-winning international correspondent for NPR News. Her reporting on the Middle East and refugees in the United States is regularly featured on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” “Weekend Edition,” and “All Things Considered.” She has recently covered the Syrian and Iraqi refugee crises, the economy in the Middle East, and the Arab youth surge.
Co-sponsored by the library and Labyrinth Books.