Bloom Reads from Recent Work, Discusses Writing at Russell House


Amy Bloom, the Kim-Frank Family University Writer in Residence, spoke to students and faculty March 2 as part as the Spring 2011 Russell House Series. Bloom is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories, and she has been a nominee for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.



Bloom’s new collection of short stories, Where the God of Love Hangs Out, was published in 2010. She’s been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.



Katherine Kitfield Bascom, the Russell House Arts Fellow, welcomes the audience to the event.



Following Bloom’s talk, students and other guests had the opportunity to ask questions and attend a catered reception. Bloom signed copies of her books and spoke with students at the event. (Photos by Cora Lautze ’11)