Live from Prairie Lights: Claire Lombardo in conversation with Ethan Canin
Sep 16, 2019
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Claire Lombardo will read from The Most Fun We Ever Had, a multi-generational novel in which the four adult daughters of a Chicago couple match wits, harbor grudges, and recklessly ignite old rivalries until a long-buried secret threatens to shatter the lives they've built. "Everything about this brilliant debut cuts deep: the humor, the wisdom, the pathos. Claire Lombardo writes like she's been doing it for a hundred years, and like she's been alive for a thousand." —Rebecca Makkai
Claire Lombardo was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. A former social worker, she now teaches fiction writing and is at work on a second novel. She lives in Philadelphia. She will be joined in conversation by author and Writers' Workshop faculty member Ethan Canin.
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