Fiction Reading with Jeffrey DeShell and Elisabeth Sheffield
Sun, Jul 07, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Please join us for a Sunday-brunchtime reading by fiction writers Jeffrey DeShell and Elisabeth Sheffield. Coffee & biscuits ready by 11AM; readings begin at 11:30AM. Free, with a suggested donation of $5–$10.

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Jeffrey DeShell’s works include the novels Expectation (University of Alabama Press, 2013) and ArtHouse (Fiction Collective Two, 2011), The Trouble with Being Born (Fiction Collective Two, 2007), S&M (Fiction Collective Two, 1997), In Heaven Everything is Fine (Fiction Collective Two, 1991), some art criticism, and a critical book of Poe’s fiction. He was a Fulbright Teaching Fellow in Budapest, and has taught in Northern Cyprus, the American Midwest and Bard College. Currently he’s a professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he lives with the novelist Elisabeth Sheffield and their two children.

Elisabeth Sheffield is the author of three novels, Helen Keller Really Lived (Fiction Collective Two, 2014), Fort Da: A Report (Fiction Collective Two, 2009), and Gone(Fiction Collective Two, 2003), as well as a critical monograph on James Joyce, feminist and poststructuralist theory (1998). She has received a National Endowment of the Arts Award (2012) and two Fulbrights, in Germany (1999/2000), and Northern Ireland (2014). She is an associate professor and the associate chair for creative writing at the University of Colorado at Boulder.