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Amy Hempel is the author of four short story collections. Her Collected Stories won the Ambassador Award for Best Fiction of the Year, and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. It was named one of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year. Hempel's fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Harper's, GQ, Vanity Fair, The Quarterly and the New York Times Magazine, among others. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a US Artists Foundation Fellowship, the PEN/Malamud…Find out more »
Please join us for an afternoon focused on the craft of fiction and the power of narrative. Amber Dermont, the 2018 Mary Wood Fellow, will lead this afternoon talk. Please check the Literary House website for more information.Find out more »
Amber Dermont is the author of the novel, The Starboard Sea, and the short story collection, Damage Control. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Dermont received her PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston. Her fiction has appeared in TriQuarterly, Tin House, Zoetrope: All-Story, and in numerous anthologies. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, InPrint, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, she is an associate professor…Find out more »
Come hear graduating senior writers read from their original pieces. The Literary House will also announce the winners of the Literary House Genre Fiction Prize, the William W. Warner Prize for Creative Writing on Nature and the Environment, and the Jude & Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize.Find out more »
TOWN GOVERNMENT MEETING SCHEDULE Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Utilities Commission Meetings: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Planning Commission Meetings: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Historic District Commission Meetings: 1st Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. TOWN TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICES The Town will be divided into two collection areas, both of which will be serviced twice each week. Collection of garbage and trash will be conducted in one area on Monday and Thursday evenings, and the other on Sunday and Wednesday evenings; except no collection will be made on New Years’ Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, but will be made on the next regular collection day after the holiday. Recycling: Paper, aluminum, household plastics picked up each Friday call 410-778-5949 (Infinity Recycling). ——– SUBMIT AN EVENT: