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Fiction writer to speak

Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, author of the acclaimed “Madeleine is Sleeping,” will read from her fiction starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in the library's Geneva Room.

Her short fiction works have appeared in Tin House, TriQuarterly, The Georgia Review, Alaska Quarterly Review and The Best American Short Stories.

“Madeleine is Sleeping,” her first novel, was awarded the Kafka Prize and was a finalist in the 2004 National Book Award competition. Bynum, who received a Whiting Writers’ Award and an NEA fellowship, lives with her family in Los Angeles and teaches at the University of California-San Diego.

Event sponsored by Writers Reading and the Faculty Speakers Fund.