Reading: November 8th, 2010

November 8th, 2010, at 7 P.M. in the Pima Auditorium in the MU.

Melissa Pritchard

Melissa Pritchard is the author of four short story collections, The Odditorium (forthcoming January 2010 from Bellevue Literary Press), Spirit Seizures, The Instinct for Bliss, and Disappearing Ingenue; three novels, Phoenix, Selene of the Spirits and Late Bloomer; as well as Devotedly, Virginia, a biography of Arizona philanthropist Virginia Galvin Piper. Her fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, including The Paris Review, A Public Space, Agni, The Southern Review, Gulf Coast, Conjunctions, Gettysburg Review and Image: Art, Mystery and Faith. Book reviews, essays and journalism pieces have appeared in O, the Oprah Magazine, The Nation, the New York Times Book Review and Chicago Tribune Books.