Nancy Jensen w/ Sena Jeter Naslund (VIRTUAL)

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Join us for a free virtual in-conversation with authors Nancy Jensen and Sena Jeter Naslund! Click here to register for this event. 

About IN OUR MIDST: Drawing upon a long-suppressed episode in American history, when thousands of German immigrants were rounded up and interned following the attack on Pearl Harbor, In Our Midst tells the story of one family's fight to cling to the ideals of freedom and opportunity that brought them to America.

ABOUT NANCY JENSEN: Nancy Jensen’s bestselling novel The Sisters was selected by the Independent Booksellers Association as a #1 Indie Next Pick, and included by Kirkus Reviews on its list for Best Fiction of 2011.  She has been awarded an Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council.  Her first book, Window: Stories and Essays, was published by Fluer-de-Lis Press in 2009.  She teaches in the Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University, where she also edits The Chaffin Journal.  She shares her home with five rescued cats: Jack, Butch, Sundance, Cache, and Joey.

ABOUT SENA JETER NASLUND: Sena Jeter Naslund, MA, Ph.D., U of Iowa; fiction writer, author of critically-acclaimed, national-bestselling novels Ahab’s Wife; Four Spirits; Abundance, a Novel of Marie-Antoinette, and six others. Naslund served as the first director of creative writing at UofL, where, in 1976, she and students launched The Louisville Review (TLR); she also served as founding Program Director of the Spalding MFA in Writing, 2001-2017. She continues as editor of the independent TLR and its book press, Fleur-de-Lis.

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$26.95
ISBN: 9781950539161
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Published: Dzanc Books - April 28th, 2020

Drawing upon a long-suppressed episode in American history, when thousands of German immigrants were rounded up and interned following the attack on Pearl Harbor, In Our Midst tells the story of one family's fight to cling to the ideals of freedom and opportunity that brought them to America.

Nina and Otto Aust, along with their teenage sons, feel the foundation of their American lives c


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