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201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Authors Monique Truong, Allegra Goodman & Myla Goldberg
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Born in Saigon, *Monique Truong *received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for her second novel, Bitter in the Mouth, which also was listed among the 25 Best Fiction Books of 2010 by Barnes & Noble. Her first novel, The Book of Salt, was a national bestseller and the recipient of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Bard Fiction Prize, and a Stonewall Book Award, among many others. Learn more about Monique and her works.

*Allegra Goodman *is the author of The Cookbook Collector, Intuition, Paradise Park, Kaaterskill Falls, The Family Markowitz, and Total Immersion. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award, the Salon Award for Fiction, and a fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is writing a new novel. Read more about Allegra’s books.

Myla Goldberg’s* *bestselling first novel, Bee Season, was a _New York Times _Notable Book for 2000, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the NYPL Young Lions Award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award. She is also author of two other novels, _Wickett’s Remedy _and The False Friend. She writes and teaches in Brooklyn. Visit Myla’s website here.

The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Poet Tracy K. Smith Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson Roxane Gay and Hilton Als <em>The Displaced</em> Authors Nathaniel Rich & Kate Walbert <em>As You Like It</em> <em>The Second Shepherds' Play</em> Mariah Carey <em>Into the Woods</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Carousel</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue</em> <em>A Choral Arts Christmas</em>