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News Award-Winning Author Brock Clarke to Read at Marlboro College

MARLBORO, VT – (March 8, 2013) – Marlboro College presents a fiction reading and discussion by bestselling author Brock Clark on Friday, April 5, at 7:00pm. The reading will take place in Marlboro’s Apple Tree building. 

Brock is the author of five books, most recently Exley and An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England. His story collections include Carrying the Torch (winner of the Prairie Schooner Prize Book Series) and What We Won't Do (winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize for Short Fiction).

A creative writing teacher at Bowdoin College, Brock’s work has been selected for the annual Pushcart Prize and New Stories from the South anthologies, and it has been read on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Copies of Brock’s books will be available for sale at the reading.

The reading is free and open to the public.

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With locations in the foothills of Vermont’s Green Mountains and downtown Brattleboro, Marlboro College provides independent thinkers with exceptional opportunities to broaden their intellectual horizons, benefit from a small and close-knit learning community, create a strong framework for personal and career fulfillment and make a positive difference in the world. At our undergraduate campus in the town of Marlboro and our Center for Graduate and Professional Studies in Brattleboro, students engage in deep exploration of their interests—and discover new avenues for using their skills to benefit themselves and others—in an atmosphere that emphasizes critical and creative thinking, independence, social justice, sustainability and community.




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