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Professor Amanda Dennis Book Launch: Her Here

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:00

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Creative Writing and Comparative Literature professor Amanda Dennis's debut fiction. Her Here is an existential detective story about a young woman's pursuit of a another who has gone missing in Thailand. It has been praised by Kirkus Reviews as "a fascinating exploration of identity, grief, and time." Dennis will read from and discuss the novel with CWT Director Dan Gunn. Born in Philadelphia, Amanda Dennis is a Cambridge Gates Scholar who studied modern languages at Princeton and Cambridge Universities before earning her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was awarded a Whited Fellowship in creative writing. An avid traveler, she has lived in six countries, including Thailand, where she spent a year as a Princeton in Asia fellow. She has written about literature for the Los Angeles Review of Books and Guernica, and she is assistant professor of comparative literature and creative writing at the American University of Paris. 

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