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      December 15, 2020

      Tuesday   7:00 PM

      15 South Dubuque St.
      Iowa City, Iowa 52240

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      Charles Baxter in conversation with Dean Bakopoulos

      Please join us for a reading and discussion with Charles Baxter to celebrate the release of his new book, The Sun Collective. He'll be joined in conversation by Writers @ Grinnell director, Dean Bakopoulos

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      Charles Baxter is the author of the novels The Feast of Love (nominated for the National Book Award), First Light, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, The Soul Thief, and The Sun Collective, and the story collections Believers, Gryphon, Harmony of the World, A Relative Stranger, There’s Something I Want You to Do, and Through the Safety Net. His stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories. Baxter lives in Minneapolis and teaches at the University of Minnesota and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and has taught as Visiting Faculty at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

      Dean Bakopoulos’ first novel, Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon, was a New York Times Notable Book; he co-wrote and co-produced the film adaptation, which debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was a New York Times Critics’ Pick. His second novel, My American Unhappiness, was named one of the year’s best novels by The Chicago Tribune, and his third novel, Summerlong, was an independent bookstore bestseller and is now in development as a television series. He is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as NEA fellowships in both fiction and creative nonfiction.

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