Oprah Author Joins Visiting Writers Series

Posted: March 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Elizabeth Strout, first-time novelist and author of the best-selling book Amy & Isabelle, will read on Monday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall Grand Tier III. The Emmy Award-winning Oprah Winfrey Presents aired a two-hour original adaptation of the highly acclaimed novel in March 2001 on ABC, starring Elisabeth Shue. Strout has been teaching literature and writing at Manhattan Community College for 10 years and has also taught writing at the New School. Her fiction has appeared in many magazines, including The New Yorker.

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