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New Book News: Jan Beatty, Patricia Clark & Yvonne Zipter

New Book News! We celebrate Jan Beatty, Patricia Clark and Yvonne Zipter and their new books, published during lock-down. Join us on the Lit Youngstown YouTube channel for a live reading and conversation Sunday, December 20 at 3:00 PM EST.

Jan Beatty is the winner of the Red Hen Nonfiction Award for her memoir, American Bastard, forthcoming, 2021. For many years, Beatty worked as a waitress, an abortion counselor, and in maximum security prisons. The Body Wars (University of Pittsburgh Press) Patricia Clark is the author of six books of poems. Just retired, Patricia taught creative writing for 30 years at Grand Valley State University. Self-Portrait with a Million Dollars (Terrapin Books)

Yvonne Zipter is the author of the poetry collections The Patience of Metal, and Like Some Bookie God, and the nonfiction books Diamonds Are a Dyke’s Best Friend and Ransacking the Closet. Her Russian historical novel, Infraction, will be published in 2021. Kissing the Long Face of the Greyhound (Terrapin Books)

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