Beth Bosworth is the author of The Source of Life and Other Stories, the fantasy novel Tunneling, and a debut collection, A Burden of Earth and Other Stories. Her stories have appeared in diverse magazines, including the Kenyon Review, the Seneca Review, Guernica, Image, the Forward, and Hanging Loose. Bosworth's work has been reviewed in the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement (UK), the Washington Post, American Book Review, and elsewhere. The recipient of the 2012 Drue Heinz Literature Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press, she is on leave from teaching at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, where she continues as founding editor of the Saint Ann's Review. Currently she divides her time between Brooklyn and southern Vermont.

a reading of poetry and prose
APRIL 17th at 7:00 p.m
Brooklyn Public Library/Dweck Center
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Selected Works

"...This is a beautiful group of stories, driven by a clear and complex understanding of family relationships and an irrepressible mirth."
–Tina May Hall
"Beth Bosworth sets her stories in the labyrinth of family life, bravely exploring its dark turns and heartstopping entanglements. The minds of her characters are self haunted with their memories, and what is imagined as the past is as crucially immediate as the present. A BURDEN OF EARTH is the debut of a gifted writer--someone to watch.""
--E. L. Doctorow
"Written with confidence and a freewheeling imagination, Tunneling finds new depths in the time-travel genre. Beth Bosworth channels the past to find her poignant coming-of-age story with energy and heart."
–Jane Mendelsohn

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