Reading by novelist Lucy Ferriss
Date: February 28 2012, 4:00pm
Reading by novelist Lucy Ferriss, author of The Lost Daughter and other works
Location: McCormick Auditorium
Born in St. Louis, Lucy Ferriss has lived on both coasts, in the middle, and abroad. Her memoir Unveiling the Prophet: The Misadventures of a Reluctant Debutante was named Best Book of the Year by the Riverfront Times; her novel Nerves of the Heart was a finalist in the Peter Taylor Prize competition; and her collection of short stories Leaving the Neighborhood and Other Stories was the 2000 winner of the Mid-List First Series Award. Other work has appeared most recently in the New York Times, Missouri Review, Shenandoah, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Georgia Review. Ferriss has received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Faulkner Society, the Fulbright Commission, and the George Bennett Fund, among others. She currently serves as Writer in Residence at Trinity College. She has a historical novel, The Woman Who Bought the Sky, on deck, and is working on a new novel, tentatively titled, Honor.