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Hosted by Avery Rome
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, Arts Cafe


rsvp to: wh@writing.upenn.edu or call (215) 746-POEM

MADELINE MILLER grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She has taught and tutored Latin, Greek and Shakespeare to high school students for the past twenty years.

She has also studied at the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, and in the Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama, where she focused on the adaptation of classical texts to modern forms.

The Song of Achilles, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times Bestseller. It has been translated into over twenty-five languages including Dutch, Mandarin, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic and Greek. Madeline was also shortlisted for the 2012 Stonewall Writer of the Year. Her second novel, Circe, was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, and won the 2018 Elle Big Book Award. Madeline's essays have appeared in a number of publications including the Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Telegraph, Lapham's Quarterly and NPR.org. She currently lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

All events take place at the Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, and are free of charge. If you have any questions or would like further information, please e-mail wh@writing.upenn.edu, or call 215-746-7636. For a more detailed Writers House calendar,  visit writing.upenn.edu/wh.