NOTE: This event will be conducted online and open only to students and faculty in related classes.
Maggie Shipstead is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Astonish Me and Seating Arrangements, which won the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction. A third novel, Great Circle, is on its way. She is a graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. Her writing has appeared many places, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Outside, and The Best American Short Stories. In 2012 and 2018, she was a National Magazine Award finalist for fiction.