Working Class Characters in Post-Industrial America

You won't want to miss this conversation with Bonnie Jo Campbell and Lolita Hernandez, 5-6:30pm May 15, at Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Library Gallery #100, 913 S. University. Campbell was a 2009 National Book Award finalist for American Salvage, a collection of stories set in rural Michigan. Campbell and Hernandez will talk about inner lives of working-class characters in post-industrial America. Hernandez, who teaches creative writing in the U-M Residential College, is the author of Autopsy of an Engine and Other Stories from the Cadillac Plant, which won a 2005 PEN Beyond Margins Award, and two collections of poems. Their conversation is presented during the weekend of the Ann Arbor Book Festival by the Author’s Forum.
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