23rd Annual Literary Festival

23rd Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 2-6, 2000

Laurie Stone

Laurie Stone is the author of the novel Starting with Serge; a collection of literary memoirs, Close to the Bone; and Laughing in the Dark: A Decade of Subversive Comedy. She was a columnist for The Village Voice for twenty-five years and her work has been published in Ms. Magazine, New York Woman, The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, The Utne Reader, and Art Forum.

Stone is the recipient of grants from The New York Foundation for the Arts and The MacDowell Colony, and she received the 1996 Nona Balakain Excellence in Reviewing Award from the National Book Critics Circle. Stone is currently writing short fiction and a second novel, Apart from Sex. She will be Old Dominion's Writer In Residence for fall 2000. [extracted from 2000 brochure]

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