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Dec 5: CD Wright, One with Others (Copper Canyon Press). Taught by Gail Ford

One With Others

Dec 12: Jenette McCurdy, I’m Glad My Mom Died (Simon & Schuster). Taught by Lesley Dormen

Strand: I’m Glad My Mom Died
I’m Glad My Mom Died

Dec 19: Osip Mandelstam, Stolen Air Selected and Translated by Christian Wiman (EccoPress). Taught by Philip Schultz

Strand: Stolen Air
Stolen Air

Jan 2: Pushcart Prize 2023, Poetry: “A Brief History of the War” by Kathryn Bratt-Pfotenhauer, “Bock Rottom” by Sam Herschel Wein, “Dear Coroner, How Could You Know” by Julia Paul, “Satyr’s Flute” by Shangyang Fang, and “An Essay On War” by Jennifer Chang, Taught by Marie Kilroy

Strand: Pushcart Prize 2023
Pushcart 2023

Jan 9: Carolyn Ferrell, Dear Miss Metropolitan (Holt McDougal). Taught by Carolyn Ferrell. Discussion led by Cynthia Weiner.

Strand: Dear Miss Metropolitan
Dear Miss Metropolitan

Jan.16: Sean Thomas Dougherty, Death Prefers the Minor Keys (BOA Editions). Taught by Sean Thomas Dougherty. Discussion led by Lisa Bellamy.

Strand: Death Prefers the Minor Keys
Death Prefers the Minor Keys

Jan 23: Kevin Barry, That Old Country Music (Anchor Books). Taught by Nancy Connors

Strand: That Old Country Music
That Old Country Music

Jan 30: Jon Fosse, A Shining (Transit Books). Taught by Philip Schultz and Lucinda Holt

Strand: A Shining
A Shining

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Suggested Reading List

Fiction: Javier Marias, The Infatuations; Paul Beatty, The Sellout; John Jeremiah Sullivan, Pulphead; Tommy Orange, There, There; Jenny Erpenbeck, Go Went Gone; Mohsin Hamid, Exit West; Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Friday Black; Bernadine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel; Xuan Juliana Wang, Home Remedies; Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous; Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, The Discomfort of Evening; Richard Powers, The Overstory; NoViolet Bulawayo, Glory; Janet Malcolm, Still Pictures (a memoir); Antoine Wilson, Mouth to Mouth

Poetry: Kevin Young, Brown; Nick Laird, Feel Free; Jericho Brown, The Tradition; Victoria Chang, Obit; Kathy Fagan, Bad Hobby; Rodney Jones, Alabama; Mosab Abu Toha, Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear; Leslie Sainz, Have You Been Long Enough at Table