Presenting 6 readings a year from passionate and talented writers

Pamela Erens

pamela-erens-neweleven-hours-thumnail-2Pamela Erens’ new novel Eleven Hours was called “exhilarating” by the Wall Street Journal. The New York Times said, “We are reminded that every birth is an event without script, the ultimate suspense story.” Eleven Hours is on the longlist for The Guardian’s Not the Booker prize, and has received acclaim from NPR, the Boston Globe and more. Pamela is also the author of The Virgins (2013), named a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a Best Book of 2013 by The New Yorker, The New Republic, and Library Journal, and The Understory (2007). She has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, and the John Gardner Fiction Book Award. Erens’s essays and criticism have appeared in venues such as Vogue, Elle, The New York Times, Slate, Virginia Quarterly Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Millions. Reader’s Digest named Erens one of “23 Contemporary Writers You Should Have Read by Now.”