Alice McDermott

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Name: Alice McDermott
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Glenn John Jurgens

Nov. 4, 1921 - April 11, 2014CURTIS, Nebraska -- Glenn John Jurgens, 92, died Friday (April 11, 2014), at his home in Curtis.He was born Nov. 4, 1921, on a farm west of Moorefield, Nebraska, to George and Emma (Waltemath) Jurgens. He graduated from Moorefield ... [Published McCook Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Glenn John Jurgens, age 92, Curtis, Nebraska

Glenn John Jurgens, age 92 died April 11, 2014 at his home in Curtis Nebraska. He was born Nov. 4th, 1921 on a farm west of Moorefield, NE to George and Emma (Waltemath) Jurgens.He graduated from Moorefield High School in 1939. He attended Kearney College ... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Free and Easy: Cool Hand Paul and the Bethesda Literary Festival

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.Brothers David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney were the members of Death, considered the first black punk band. On Sunday, catch a screening of the documentary "A Band Called Death" ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Vatican Event at Georgetown

The Courtyard of the Gentiles is a Vatican effort to advance dialogue with men and women outside any religious tradition. For the first time, the Pontifical Council for Culture and its president, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, will bring the encounter to ... [Published America Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ghostly existence

, DHNSLead reviewAlice McDermott’s new novel, ‘Someone’, follows an ordinary girl from an Irish-American family through the milestones of her life, writes Janet Maslin...One Saturday morning, as the heroine of Alice McDermott’s quietly exquisite new novel ... [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Home Office Design: DC Writers’ Rooms

Susan Richards ShreveThe novelist and George Mason University English professor’s home office takes over a former sculpture studio in DC’s Cleveland Park. Shreve’s latest book is You Are the Love of My Life .We bought a house that belonged to Anne Truitt, ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Award Winning Irish Poet to Visit Canisius

BUFFALO, NY ― Canisius College presents award winning Irish poet Paula Meehan who will read from her works on Thursday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center for the college’s 11 th annual Hassett Reading. The event, which is free and open ... [Published Canisius College - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Irish-American Novelist Alice McDermott

at 11:00 AM On St. Patrick ’s Day, remembering and living with beloved Irish-American writer Alice McDermott.Novelist and National Book Award-winning Alice McDermott. (Jamie Schoenberger / Epic Photography)GuestsAlice McDermott , novelist, professor of ... [Published WBUR On Point - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

NBCC Celebrates The Best of 2013

The nights big winners included Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who shouted in celebration as she approached the podium to accept the fiction award for her novel Americanah (Knopf). She went on to say how humbled she was to keep company with Alice McDermott ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Class Act

By John Lewis. Photography by David Colwell.When Alice McDermott suggests meeting for lunch at the Irish Inn at Glen Echo, it seems like an obvious choice. Critics often tag her as an Irish-American, or Irish-Catholic, writer, and the proposed setting ... [Published Baltimore Magazine - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘Irish Writers In America’ Has Tales To Tell

:04Professor John Phelan, one of my favorite teachers when I was at Fordham University, foreshadowed my future as a newspaper pundit.In critiquing one of my papers, Phelan wrote at its conclusion that I sounded “like Jimmy Breslin sounding off at the ... [Published Roslyn News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Detailed characters enrich 'Someone'

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | “Someone� by Alice McDermott is a tale that spans the life of Marie Commeford. It opens to find Marie, then an inquisitive 7-year-old, waiting for her father on the stoop of their ... [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 31 2014]

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Glenn John Jurgens [Published McCook Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
Glenn John Jurgens, age 92, Curtis, Nebraska [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 13 2014]
Free and Easy: Cool Hand Paul and the Bethesda ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 06 2014]
Vatican Event at Georgetown [Published America Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
Ghostly existence [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 22 2014]
Home Office Design: DC Writers’ Rooms [Published Washingtonian.com - Mar 20 2014]
Award Winning Irish Poet to Visit Canisius [Published Canisius College - Mar 20 2014]
Irish-American Novelist Alice McDermott [Published WBUR On Point - Mar 17 2014]
NBCC Celebrates The Best of 2013 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 15 2014]
Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ wins NBCC award [Published Malay Mail - Mar 15 2014]
Class Act [Published Baltimore Magazine - Mar 13 2014]
‘Irish Writers In America’ Has Tales To Tell [Published Roslyn News - Mar 13 2014]
Yiyun Li’s ‘Kinder Than Solitude’: Complexities... [Published Korea Herald - Mar 13 2014]
Rabbitte remembered: Novelist Roddy Doyle revis... [Published PBS - Feb 06 2014]
Detailed characters enrich 'Someone' [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 31 2014]
NBCC Names Finalists for 2013 Honors [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 13 2014]
In 'Someone,' Alice McDermott tells 'ordinary' ... [Published PBS - Oct 04 2013]
Swell of Seamus Heaney Tributes Planned for Nov... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 01 2013]
Gilbert, King and Fielding have novels coming t... [Published Canton Repository - Sep 01 2013]
Fall 2013 Preview: The Season's Highlights [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 09 2013]
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