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PFL Author Talk: Susan Conley

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Susan Conley, author of the acclaimed novel Landslide, as she reads from her book, talks about her work, and answers your questions.

Books will be available for sale and signing at the event. This program is presented in person and live on Zoom.  Registration is required for the Zoom event only.


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Susan is the author of five critically-acclaimed books, including her newest, best-selling novel Landslide — New York Times “Editor’s Choice”, a TODAY Show “Summer Read,” a “Best Book” by Good Morning America, The New York Post, Medium, Bustle, Biblio Lifestyle and others, as well as a Maine NPR Bookclub Pick. Her previous, best-selling novel, Elsey Come Home, was a Most Anticipated/Best Book at Oprah MagazineMarie ClairePop SugarHuffington PostSouthern LivingFodorsand an “Editor’s Choice” at Amazon. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times MagazineThe Paris ReviewLithubThe Virginia Quarterly ReviewThe Harvard Review, and others. She’s been awarded multiple fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, as well as fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Maine Arts Commission, and the Massachusetts Arts Council. She’s won the Maine Book Award and the Maine Award for Publishing Excellence and has been a featured Tedx Speaker, where her talk the “Power of Story,” has been viewed widely. She’s taught at colleges and international art-residencies including Emerson College, Colby College, The University of Massachusetts, as the Jack Kerouac Visiting Fellow, The Haystack School, The Spannochia Foundation, La Napoule Foundation, and The Beijing Hutong. She’s on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA Program and is co-founder of the Telling Room, a creative writing lab for kids in Portland, Maine. To learn move visit her website https://www.susanconley.com/.


September 14
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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