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Madison Authors Reading - Kara Candito, Chloe Benjamin - <span class="date-display-single">05/19/2014 - 7:00pm</span>

Madison Authors Reading

05/19/2014 - 7:00pm

Central Library - The Bubbler

Join Madisonites Chloe Krug Benjamin and Kara Candito for readings from their new books. Benjamin will read from her first novel, The Anatomy of Dreams, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster (September 2014). Candito will read from her second collection of poetry, Spectator (May 2014), winner of the 2013 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize. Copies of Spectator will be available for purchase at the event.

Kara Candito

About Presenter Kara Candito


Kara Candito is the author of Taste of Cherry, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and Spectator, winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize. Her work has been published in such journals as The Kenyon ReviewGulf Coast, The RumpusIndiana Review, and AGNI. A recipient of scholarships and awards from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the MacDowell Colony, the Council for Wisconsin Writers, and the Santa Fe Arts Institute, Candito is a creative writing professor at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville and a co-curator of the Monsters of Poetry reading series in Madison, WI.



Chloe Benjamin

About Presenter Chloe Benjamin


Chloe Benjamin is the author of the novel The Anatomy of Dreams, which received the Edna Ferber Fiction Book Award and was longlisted for the 2014 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. A San Francisco native, Benjamin is a graduate of Vassar College and of the University of Wisconsin, where she received her MFA in fiction.  Her fiction, poetry, and essays have been published in The Millions, PANK, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. She lives with her husband in Madison, Wisconsin


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