Celebrate Allegra Hyde’s Debut Novel “Eleutheria”

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Friday, March 11, 2022
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Peters Hall, Thomas J. Klutznick Commons

50 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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The Creative Writing Program cordially invites you to celebrate the launch of  Prof. Allegra Hyde’s debut novel Eleutheria with a reading from the book, followed by a conversation with Prof. Emily Barton.

Allegra Hyde is the author of Eleutheria, as well as the short story collection, Of This New World, which won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award through the Iowa Short Fiction Award Series. A recipient of three Pushcart Prizes, Hyde’s writing has also been anthologized in Best American Travel Writing, Best Women’s Travel Writing, Best of the Net, and Best Small Fictions. She has received fellowships and grants from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Elizabeth George Foundation, the Lucas Artist Residency Program, the Jentel Foundation, the U.S. Fulbright Commission, and elsewhere.

Emily Barton is the author of three novels: The Book of Esther, Brookland, and The Testament of Yves Gundron. Her fiction, criticism, and essays have appeared in many publications, including Story magazine, American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, the Massachusetts Review, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Book Review, the Jewish Daily Forward’s Sisterhood blog, the New York Observer, Poetry magazine, Tablet.com, Kveller.com, and the Threepenny Review. Her work has been recognized with grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation of Yaddo, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Barton also has won the Bard Fiction Prize.

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