by Sojourner Staff
NEW HARTFORD – The Utica College Jackson Lunch Hour Series is promoting literature and books in the area.
Author Julie Shigekuni reads from her newest fiction mystery novel, In Plain View at the New Hartford Barnes & Noble from 6-8pm. There will be cookies and coffee. Please stop by and enjoy this event!
About the Author: Julie Shigekuni is the author of four novels: A Bridge Between Us (Anchor/Doubleday 1995), Invisible Gardens (St. Martin’s Press 2003) and Unending Nora (Red Hen Press 2008). Her fiction has been translated into German, Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian. Shigekuni was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and the recipient of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature. She has received a Henfield Award and an American Japanese Literary Award for her writing. Shigekuni received her B.A. from CUNY Hunter College and her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. She is currently at work on a novella and short story collection entitled Beep on Me, and a 60-minute video documentary, Manju Mammas & the An-Pan Brigade, for which she has received funding from the California Council for the Humanities and the Skirball Foundatio
This event is free and open to the public.