Dana Spiotta is the author of Stone Arabia, a National Book Critics Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of 2011. It was named a best book of 2011 by the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, and Salon. She is also author of the acclaimed novels Lightning Field and Eat the Document. Spiotta lives in central New York and teaches in the Syracuse University MFA program.
Some Favorite Writers
This series of readings is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here, and Off Keck Road. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.
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This series is supported in part by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.