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Becky Mandelbaum

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
Capacity: seat
-14 seat left!

Becky Mandelbaum is the author of The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals (Simon & Schuster, 2020) and Bad Kansas, which received the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the 2018 High Plains Book Award for First Book, and was a Kansas Notable Book. Her work has appeared in One Story, The Sun, The Georgia Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from Writing by Writers and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation and was a finalist for the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Short Story Award, the Missouri Review Jeffrey E. Smith Prize in Fiction, and the DISQUIET Prize for Fiction. She has taught creative writing at the University of California Davis, Hugo House, and through Whatcom Community College’s Chuckanut Writers Series. Originally from Kansas, she currently lives in Bellingham, Washington.

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