• Miracle Girls

    by MB Caschetta
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Miracle Girls

Co-sponsored by GrubStreet

This event includes a book signing

Date

Jan
9
Friday
January 9, 2015
8:00 PM ET

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome prize-winning local author MB CASCHETTA for a reading of her debut novel, Miracle Girls.

It's 1973 in the Mohawk Valley, and children are disappearing. Cee-Cee Bianco is visited by the Virgin Mary, but her brothers see a much darker vision. When the youngest Bianco falls into a coma after witnessing a brutal crime in the woods and Cee-Cee performs a miracle, she is guarded by war-protesting Sisters whose order is not the benign sanctuary it seems.

"In upstate New York, young girls go missing, nuns are revolting, Nixon is resigning, and young Cee-Cee Bianco has visions of the Virgin Mary in this polished debut novel . . . Caschetta’s first novel is filled with a kind of dark poetry and the menace of ordinary evils." —Kirkus Reviews

MB Caschetta
MB Caschetta

MB Caschetta

MB Caschetta is a recipient of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award, the W.K. Rose Fellowship for Emerging Artists, and the Seattle Review Fiction Prize. Her stories have appeared in Small Spiral Notebook, Mississippi Review, Del Sol Review,and Red Rock Review, among many others. She is the author of Lucy on the West Coast (Alyson 1997), a book of short stories, which Ms. Magazine called "a spectacular collection . . . a sensitive and telling portrait of contemporary American Life . . ." Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Body & Soul Magazine, and various print anthologies. She lives in Massachusetts.

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, reverse your direction and walk east along Mass. Ave. in front of the Cambridge Savings Bank. Cross Dunster St. and proceed along Mass. Ave for three more blocks. You will pass Au Bon Pain, JP Licks, and TD Bank. Harvard Book Store is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Plympton St.

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Event Series: New Voices in Fiction

Harvard Book Store's New Voices in Fiction series, presented with GrubStreet, highlights debut fiction writers discussing their work and the writing process.

GrubStreet is one of the nation's leading creative writing centers, offering 500+ classes a year in all genres, for writers of all levels. We believe that narrative transforms lives, builds bridges, and produces empathy. By rigorously developing voices of every type and talent and by removing barriers to entry, GrubStreet fosters the creation of meaningful stories and ensures that excellent writing remains vital and relevant. To learn more or find a class, visit grubstreet.org.

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

GrubStreet: https://www.grubstreet.org/

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