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Caitlin Horrocks to give reading, talk
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Caitlin Horrocks

Michigan native Caitlin Horrocks, whose 2021 collection of short stories, Life Among the Terranauts, was selected as an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review, will give a reading and talk about her work at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Kalamazoo Public Library's Oshtemo Branch.

Horrocks, who lives in Grand Rapids and teaches at Grand Valley State University, received acclaim for her 2019 novel, The Vexations, which was named one of the Ten Best Books of 2019 by the Wall Street Journal. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, the annual Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Paris Review, Tin House, and One Story, as well as other journals and anthologies.

For more information, visit kpl.gov.