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Heather Abel Reading and Book Signing

October 24 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Heather Abel, the author of The Optimistic Decade, will be reading and signing her latest book in the Lowell Room! This event is part of our Fiction Writing program funded through a generous grant from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. Open to the public. Books will be for sale at the event. A Q and A

Bio:Heather Abel’s debut novel, THE OPTIMISTIC DECADE, came out from Algonquin Books in May, 2018. Her writing has appeared in the New York TimesSlate, the Los Angeles Times, and the online Paris Review among other places. She worked as a reporter and editor for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and High Country News, during which time she talked to gold miners, fossil hounds, Native American environmental activists, and really bored teens in rural Utah. She received an MFA in fiction writing from the New School University, and she’s taught writing at the New School, UMass Amherst, and Smith College. Raised in Santa Monica, she now lives in Northampton, MA with her husband and two daughters, and she dreams of the Colorado high desert.

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or fill out the form below.

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Date:
October 24
Time:
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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Sturgis Library
3090 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630 United States
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