[PAST EVENT] Acclaimed Fiction Writer Ann Beattie to Speak
October 27, 2015
Ann Beattie is the author of numerous books, including the novels Chilly Scenes of Winter, Picturing Will, and Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines A Life, and the short story collections Distortions, Secrets and Surprises, and Perfect Recall. Her collected The New Yorker Stories was selected as one of the New York Time Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2010 and her most recent collection, The State We're In: Maine Stories, was released in August to critical acclaim. Often cited as the voice of her generation, she has received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters as well as the PEN/Malamud Award in the short story. She has taught fiction at Harvard, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Virginia.