Alice McDermott joins Cheuse at the Annapolis Book Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2024 10:02 AM EDT


From Time's 100 Must Read Books of 2023, we bring you Alice McDermott's ninth novel as a headliner at the Annapolis Book Festival in Annapolis Maryland. It will be Cheuse's seventh year bringing writers into conversations on international subjects. Ms. McDermott will be in conversation with Cheuse Center Director, Leeya Mehta.

Where: Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403

When: 27th April, 2023. For updates, check the festival web site. Time to be posted soon.

Free and open to the public. Ample free parking.

Alice McDermott is the author of Absolution, a novel set in Vietnam and America. She is the author of nine novels, all published by FSG, including Charming Billy, winner of the National Book Award, and That Night, At Weddings and Wakes, and After This, which were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. She is also the author of the essay collection What About the Baby?: Some Thoughts on the Art of Fiction. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, and other publications. She lives outside Washington, DC. Fun fact: McDermott has some great stories about meeting the Pope not once, but twice this year.

Absolution (Release: Oct 30, 2023) by ALICE MCDERMOTT


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