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NH Authors Series Presents Edie Clark Jan. 23 in Dimond Library

By Jody Record, Campus Journal Editor
January 12, 2011

Writer, editor and longtime Yankee Magazine contributor Edie Clark will be on campus Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, as part of the N.H. Authors Series. Join humorist Rebecca Rule at 2 p.m. in Dimond Library as she interviews the New Hampshire writer.

Clark’s work has established her reputation as a writer of ordinary lives changed by extraordinary acts or circumstances. Her column, “Mary’s Farm,” has been a fixture in the Yankee since 1990.

She is the author of a memoir, “The Place He Made” as well as two essay collections, “The View from Mary’s Farm” and “Saturday Beans and Sunday Suppers: Kitchen Stories from Mary’s Farm.”Her latest book is “States of Grace: Encounters with Real Yankees.

A fellow at The MacDowell Colony and visiting writer at Northern Michigan University, Clark currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University.

Three times a year, the N.H. Authors Series features writers who live, teach or are native to New Hampshire. Interviews are conducted in front of a live audience (with an opportunity for questions from the audience) and recorded by New Hampshire Public Television for future broadcast and web streaming on www.nhptv.org/authors

The interview takes place at 2 p.m. in the library’s fifth floor reading room, after which Clark will sign her books. The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. To register, use our online registration form. For more information, e-mail nh.authors@unh.edu or call 2-1540.


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