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Anna Faherty <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 12 May 2022 09:46:46 -0400
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The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine,
Lewiston-Auburn College presents:

A Reading and Author Talk with Ron Currie, Jr.

The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine invites
you to join us on Zoom on Thursday, May 26, 2022, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, for a
reading with author Ron Currie, Jr.

We are excited to welcome Ron Currie, a novelist, screenwriter, and native
Mainer. His work has been translated into 15 languages, and has won the New
York Public Library Young Lions Award, the Metcalf Award from the American
Academy of Arts and Letters, the Alex Award from the American Library
Association, and the Pushcart Prize. As a screenwriter he's worked, most
recently, on the Apple TV+ series EXTRAPOLATIONS, scheduled for release in
2022. His short fiction, nonfiction, essays and criticism have been
published in the New York Times, Salon, The Believer, The Chicago Tribune,
and many other venues. Currie will be reading from a new, as-yet
unpublished novel set in the Franco-American community in Waterville. Be
the first to learn about this new novel! A Q & A will follow the reading.

Looking for more information on Ron Currie, Jr. and his work? Check out his
website: www.roncurrieauthor.com

There is no fee for our programs which are made possible by generous
donations from the Québec Delegation in Boston, Severin Beliveau and Paul
Dube on behalf of the Forum Francophone des Affaires, Androscoggin Home
Health & Hospice, Country Kitchen, Pinette Dillingham & Lynch, The Albert
Lepage Foundation, Regis & Carolyn Lepage, Doris & John Bonneau, Dirigo
Credit Union, The Law Offices of Dionne & Courturier, Central Maine Credit
Union, and an anonymous donor. We are also supported by our membership. Ask
how you can become a member today!

Register here for the Zoom link:

 https://maine.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqd-msrTsuGtCQU_hQR2LvCU4F7-z_NUBp

 Questions? Email me!

-- 
*Anna Faherty*
Archivist
Franco-American Collection
University of Southern Maine
Lewiston-Auburn College
She/Her/Hers


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