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Reading & Book Signing: Sarah Manguso

  • Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center 620 Greensboro Avenue Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401 United States (map)

Reading and book signing free and open to the public.

Sarah Manguso is the author of seven books including 300 Arguments, a genre-defying work of autobiography; Ongoingness, a meditation on motherhood and time; The Guardians, an investigation of friendship and suicide; The Two Kinds of Decay, a memoir of her experience with a chronic autoimmune disease, and Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, a collection of very short stories. She is also the author of the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise, poems from which have won a Pushcart Prize and appeared in several editions of the Best American Poetry series. Her books have been translated into Chinese, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, and her work has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rome Prize. She lives in Los Angeles.