Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Margot Livesey

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April 25, 2019, 7:00pm | Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

The Art of Fiction

A Reading & Conversation with Margot Livesey

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 pm, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of ten books, including a collection of stories, Learning by Heart, and eight acclaimed novels: Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, Banishing Verona, The House on Fortune Street, The Flight of Gemma Hardy, and Mercury, which was named a Best Book of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews and Barnes & Noble. Her most recent book is a collection of essays on the art of writing, The Hidden Machinery. Margot Livesey grew up in a boys’ private school in the Scottish Highlands, where her father taught and her mother was the school nurse. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts and currently teaches at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.