Live from Prairie Lights: Sarah Elaine Smith

Sep 11, 2019

07:00 PM

Prairie Lights Books, Second floor

15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Marilou is Everywhere book cover

Writers’ Workshop graduate Sarah Elaine Smith will read from her new novel, Marilou is Everywhere.  “Marilou is Everywhere is one of the most exquisitely written books I’ve read in a long time. Page after page I was struck by lines so unbearably beautiful and wise that by the final sentence I’d underlined most of the book. That she manages to do this while also telling a firecracker of a story about what happens when 14 year old Cindy slips into the life of the missing girl next door proves Smith a master. A haunting novel about craving escape so badly you're willing to erase yourself, by a writer I would follow anywhere." – Julie Buntin

Sarah Elaine Smith also holds an MFA in poetry from the Michener Center for Writers, and is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Wallace fellowship.

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