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Writers on The Bay - Rebecca McClanahan

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 8:00pm

Virtual Event

Join us for the Writers on the Bay Reading Series event! The Department of English will be hosting Rebecca McClanahan, author of In the Key of New York City: A Memoir in Essays (published in 2020).

McClanahan's work has appeared in Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Boulevard, The Sun, and in anthologies published by Simon & Schuster, Beacon, Norton, and Bedford/St. Martin, among others. 

She is the recipient of two Pushcart prizes, the Glasgow Award in Nonfiction, the Wood Prize from Poetry Magazine, the Carter Prize for the Essay, and the N.C. Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

McClanahan teaches in the MFA programs of Rainier Writing Workshop and Queens University and in the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop. She can be reached at

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