Join us for the July Charlottesville Reading Series event, featuring authors Kristen-Paige Madonia and Amber McBride. This in-person event will be cosponsored by WriterHouse and will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.
Kristen-Paige Madonia has previously published two young adult novels with Simon & Schuster, Fingerprints of You and Invisible Fault Lines. Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as FiveChapters, Greensboro Review, New Orleans Review, and American Fiction. She has received support from the VQR Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, the Key West Seminar, Hambidge Center, Vermont Studio Center, Juniper Summer Writing Institute, VCCA, Hedgebrook, the Millay Colony, and the Studios of Key West. She holds an MFA from the University of California, Long Beach, and teaches creative writing in a variety of settings including Charlottesville’s local literary center WriterHouse.
Amber McBride teaches in the English department at UVA. She received a BA in English from JMU and an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Her work has been published in Ploughshares, Provincetown Arts, Decomp, and more. Her debut novel-in-verse, Me (Moth), was a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Morris Award, and the winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award. McBride lives in Charlottesville, VA.
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