The award-winning novelist gives a reading at her alma mater on Mon. Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. She follows the badass poet Thomas Lux in the private all-girl school’s high-profile writer’s series. Humphreys is the author of four acclaimed novels: Dreams of Sleep, which won the PEN/Hemingway award for best first novel; Rich in Love, which was a New York Times notable book of the year; The Fireman’s Fair, also among NYT‘s notables; and Nowhere Else on Earth, winner of the Southern Book Award. Her teacher was Reynolds Price. She currently teaches at Davidson College. The reading is free and open to the public. —John Stoehr

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