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Fiction Reading by Allison Amend
October 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
William Simpson Fine Arts Series Zoom ID: 559 865 5454
Allison Amend will read from her fourth novel, Credence, which explores the impact of a hate crime on two very different faith communities and follows the victims and perpetrator as they wrestle with their religion, their community, and their place in contemporary America.
Amend is the author of the IPPY award-winning short story collection Things That Pass for Love and the novels A Nearly Perfect Copy and Stations West, the latter of which was a finalist for the 2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Oklahoma Book Award. Her third novel, Enchanted Islands, was on the longlist for the International Dublin Award. She teaches creative writing at Lehman College in the Bronx, N.Y.