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Amy Hempel & Stuart Dybek
October 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AKDT
Join us for upcoming reading by Amy Hempel and Stuart Dybek. Watch online at https://aqreview.org/aqr-benefit-reading-series/.
Amy Hempel is the author of Sing to It, The Dog of the Marriage, Tumble Home, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Reasons to Live, and the coeditor of Unleashed. Her stories have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Harper’s, Vanity Fair, GQ, Tin House, The Harvard Review, The Quarterly, and have been widely anthologized, including The Best American Short Stories and The Best Nonrequired Reading. Hempel is a professor of creative writing at the University of Florida. Additionally, she teaches fiction in the Low-Residency MFA Program in Writing at Bennington College. She has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Duke University, Harvard, The New School, Brooklyn College, and Princeton University. Hempel is an Alaska Quarterly Review contributing editor.
Stuart Dybek is the author of three books of fiction: I Sailed with Magellan, The Coast of Chicago, and Childhood and Other Neighborhoods. He has also published two collections of poetry: Streets in Their Own Ink and Brass Knuckles. His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Poetry, Tin House, Alaska Quarterly Review, and many other magazines, and have been widely anthologized, including work in both Best American Short Stories and Best American Poetry. Dybek’s awards include a Lannan Prize, a PEN/Malamud Award (1995), a Whiting Award (1985), a Guggenheim fellowship, and an O. Henry Award. Dybek was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2007. Dybek is an Alaska Quarterly Review contributing editor.