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Writers Series Presents Daphne Kalotay

Danielle McBride ’14

The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present international bestseller Daphne Kalotay at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in the Sykes Common Room.

Kalotay is most notably known for her international bestseller Russian Winter (Harper, 2010), which has been published in 21 foreign editions. She is also the author of a fiction collection, Calamity and Other Stories (Doubleday, 2005), and her most recent novel Sight Reading (Harper, 2013).

A MacDowell fellow, Kalotay attended Vassar College for her undergraduate degree, holds an master’s in creative writing and a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary literature from Boston University. Critically acclaimed for her fiction, she has received fellowships from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation, Yaddo and the Bogliasco Foundation, as well as a number of awards.

Kalotay has taught at Boston University, Skidmore College as a writer-in-residence, Middlebury College, and Grub Street—a non-profit creative writing center. A Somerville, Mass., resident, she is the co-president of the Boston chapter of the Women’s National Book Association.

The Writers Series, sponsored by St. Lawrence's Department of English, is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.stlawu.edu/english.