An Evening with Maryanne O'Hara and B. A. Shapiro

 Registration will begin on July 6th at 9:00 AM
An Evening with Maryanne O'Hara and B. A. Shapiro
August 6th, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Maryanne O’Hara, author of the novel Cascade, which chronicles the fate of a fictionalized town and one of its inhabitants during the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir in 1930, will talk about her book and her craft. Ms O’Hara was the Associate Fiction Editor for Ploughshares, the award-winning Boston literary journal for many years. She has been a finalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Awards and the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction.  Cascade received wide acclaim and was named one of the best books of the year by Slate Magazine.  B.A. Shapiro, author of the novel The Art Forger, uses the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to tell her story of a young artist who has agreed to forge one of the stolen paintings in exchange for a one-woman show in a renowned art gallery.

Age Group: Adults