Laura van den Berg Reading

Laura van den Berg, Aetna Writer-in-Residence, will read from her fiction on Wednesday, November 4, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center.

Laura van den Berg earned her MFA from Emerson College. Her first collection of stories, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (2009), was a Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers” selection and short-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Award. Her second collection of stories, The Isle of Youth (2013), won the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters and was named a “Best Book of 2013” by more than a dozen venues. Her novel Find Me was published in 2015. She is the recipient of a 2014 O. Henry Award and the Bard Fiction Prize. She is a Writer-in-Residence at Bard College.

Wednesday, November 4, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center.