Lorrie Moore with Kate Moses


photo of Lorrie Moore with Kate Moses
Lorrie Moore

Lorrie Moore is the author of the story collection Birds of America (described as “one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability” by The New York Times Book Review),...

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photo of Lorrie Moore with Kate Moses
Kate Moses

Kate Moses is the author of the internationally acclaimed Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath, published in thirteen languages. Her memoir, Cakewalk, is described as “a wise, loving tribute to life in...

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About this Event

Lorrie Moore: A Gate At The Stairs (book cover)

The woman of the house opened the door. She was pale and compact, no sags or pouches, linen skin tight across the bone. The hollows of her cheeks were powdered darkly, as if with the pollen of a tiger lily. Her hair was cropped short and dyed the fashionable bright auburn of a ladybug. Her earrings were buttons of deepest orange, her leggings mahogany, her sweater rust-colored, and her lips maroonish brown. She looked like a highly controlled oxidation experiment.

- From A Gate at the Stairs

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Audio from this Event

Lorrie Moore read from her work, then joined in conversation with Kate Moses | Duration: 1:03:12

Video from this Event

Lorrie Moore was introduced by Kate Moses, then read from her work.

Lorrie Moore in conversation with Kate Moses.


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