Alice McDermott is the author of six previous novels, including Charming Billy, which won the National Book Award for Fiction. That Night, At Weddings and Wakes and After This were all finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. McDermott presents Someone, which chronicles the life of one ordinary woman—her pains and joys, her moments of clarity and confusion—through scattered recollections of her childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age.
Events Alice McDermott was involved in
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:00 PM
S. Bear Bergman, Fiona Kidman, lMary-Rose MacColl, Alexander Maksik and Alice McDermott share their work.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 11:00 AM
Janet E. Cameron, Fiona Kidman, Mary-Rose MacColl and Alice McDermott discuss their use of time and place in their narratives.