The Lake Reading Series at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac WI
A Night of Midwestern Voices featuring Bonnie Jo Campbell, with C. Kubasta is scheduled for
Thursday, Feb. 22. Bar Opens 6 pm, Open Mic 6:30, Reading begins after the Open Mic
Acclaimed novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell will headline a night of Midwestern literature. More information available at https://www.thelmaarts.org/event/bonnie-jo-campbell-with-c-kubasta/
Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of the novels Once Upon a River, a National Bestseller, and Q Road. Her critically-acclaimed short fiction collections include American Salvage, which was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critic’s Circle Award; Women and Other Animals, which won the AWP prize for short fiction; and her most recent collection, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters. Her story “The Smallest Man in the World” was awarded a Pushcart Prize and her story “The Inventor, 1972” was awarded the 2009 Eudora Welty Prize from Southern Review. She was a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.
- Kubasta will read from her new novella, Girling, a winning selection of the Driftless Unsolicited Novella prize from Brain Mill Press, which has been described as “a transcendent novella seated in the body that documents and celebrates sexuality, change, and the vital role of female friendship.” Kubasta teaches at Marian University, and writes poetry and fiction.
This reading is supported by Marian University, the Fond du Lac Public Library, Brain Mill Press, the Council of Wisconsin Writers, the Wisconsin Writers Association, and Wisconsin Humanities Council.
Funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.
More information about the Council for Wisconsin Writers is at www.wiswriters.org.