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Dates:Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Hours:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ages:Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Books & Poetry
Join Jason Allen, in conversation with Boston resident, James Charlesworth discussing his debut novel The East End.

The fallout from a deadly accident shadows a Memorial Day weekend celebration and upends three lives in a masterful debut novel set in the Hamptons.

Foregrounding pervasive anxieties over the ever-widening chasm between rich and poor in this country, THE EAST END can transports readers to a spot where monied elites and working-class locals coexist uneasily—and occasionally, forge connections that bridge the divide

About the Author:

Jason Allen grew up in a working-class home in the Hamptons, where he worked a variety of blue-collar jobs for wealthy estate owners.

He writes fiction, poetry, and memoir, and is the author of the poetry collection A Meditation on Fire.

He has an MFA from Pacific University and a PhD in literature and creative writing from Binghamton University.

He currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches writing.

THE EAST END is his first novel.

James Charlesworth’s writing has appeared in Natural Bridge and was awarded finalist status in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers.

He is also the recipient of a Martin Dibner Fellowship from the Maine Community Foundation.

The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill is his first novel.Originally from Pennsylvania, James attended Penn State University and Emerson College in Boston, where he currently lives.

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