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Stony Brook Southampton Continues Its ’Writers Speak’ Series

Originally Posted: March 07, 2008

Heather Dune Macadam to speak at Stony Brook Southampton.

'Writers Speak'
Stony Brook Southampton continues its "Writers Speak" series with Heather Dune Macadam and Simon Worrall.

Creative non-fiction writer Heather Dune Macadam will read from her work-in-progress and journalist Simon Worrall will share some stories from the field at Stony Brook Southampton on Wednesday, March 12.

The event is part of Southampton's M.F.A. in Writing and Literature program and its "Writers Speak" series of literary events, which all take place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton, and are free and open to the public. For further information call 631-632-5030.

Macadam is a graduate of the former Southampton College M.F.A. program's first class and the author of two books - "Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz," nominated for a National Book Award and "The Weeping Buddha," a finalist for the Nero Wolf Award. She has published stories about her offbeat life in numerous magazines and on NPR. She is a lecturer at Stony Brook Southampton.

Worrall is a British journalist and author. His work has appeared in magazines all over the world, including National Geographic, The Smithsonian, Paris Review, The London Times, The Sidney Morning Herald and Playboy. His first book, "The Poet and the Murderer," was published by Dutton in 2002. His new memoir, "River of Desire," will be released later this year. He lives in England, near Hay-on-Wye.

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