Bard Written Arts: A Reading with Violet Kupersmith

Event date: 
Monday, September 18, 2023 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium
Bard College
Annandale on Hudson, NY 12504

Violet Kupersmith

Bard Fiction Prize winner Violet Kupersmith will read from her work. Introduced by Richard B. Fisher Family Professor of Literature and Writing, Mary Caponegro, the reading is free and open to the public and the student body.

Violet Kupersmith is the author of the novel Build Your House Around My Body (Random House, 2021), and the short story collection The Frangipani Hotel (Spiegel & Grau, 2014). After graduating from Mount Holyoke College in 2011, Violet spent a year teaching English in Tra Vinh, Vietnam, on a Fulbright Fellowship. She was the 2015-2016 David T. K. Wong Fellow at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, and is the recipient of a 2022 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Build Your House Around My Body: A Novel By Violet Kupersmith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812993325
Published: Random House - July 6th, 2021