Novelist Laura Sims in conversation with Professor Courtney Brkic - Presented by Mason's Creative Writing​ Program and Mason Libraries​

Thursday, November 12th 7 p.m. via Crowdcast

About the Event

Laura Sims is the author of Looker, a 2019 debut that The Wall Street Journal called “a sugarcoated poison pill of psychological terror.” An Indie Next Great Reads Pick, Looker was named a Best Novel of 2019 by Vogue, Esquire UK, CrimeReads, and The Star-Ledger, and a Best New Book by People, Entertainment Weekly, CosmoUK, The Washington Independent Review of Books, Southern Living, Popsugar, and other media outlets. Sims has also published four books of poetry, including, most recently, Staying Alive; her first poetry collection, Practice, Restraint, was the winner of the 2005 Fence Books Alberta Prize. Sims has been the recipient of a US-Japan Creative Arts Fellowship.

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About Mason Creative Writing

Founded in 1980, Mason Creative Writing is a community of writers in Northern Virginia that encompasses a three-year residential MFA program and one of just 30 BFA programs in the country, both taught by highly acclaimed faculty, plus several opportunities for students to engage the literary arts and publishing practice. 


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