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Fiction at Literati: Kate Wisel

Author Kate Wisel visits as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series and in support of her collection of linked stories Driving in Cars with Homeless Men. She will be in conversation with author Brad Felver. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

About the book: Driving in Cars with Homeless Men is a love letter to women moving through violence. These linked stories are set in the streets and the bars, the old homes, the tiny apartments, and the landscape of a working-class Boston. With riotous energy and rage, the women portrayed run towards the future in the hopes of untangling themselves from failure to succeed and fail again.

Kate Wisel is a native of Boston. Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming, in publications that include Gulf CoastNew Ohio ReviewTin House online, Redivider as winner of the Beacon Street prize, and on the Boston subway as winner of the "Poetry on the T" contest. Kate Wisel lives in Chicago.

Brad Felver is a fiction writer, essayist, and teacher of writing. His honors include the O. Henry Award, a Pushcart Prize special mention, and the Zone 3 Fiction Prize. His fiction and essays have appeared widely in magazines such as One StoryNew England ReviewHunger Mountain, and Colorado Review. Currently he serves as Lecturer and Associate Chair of the English Department at Bowling Green State University. He lives with his wife and kids in northern Ohio.

Event date: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Driving in Cars with Homeless Men: Stories (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780822945680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 1st, 2019