Living Legend Award, Library of Congress

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Marie to interview Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Living Legend Award, Monday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium (10 First Street, S.E., Washington D.C.) Registration required: Send reservation to specialevents@loc.gov LIVING LEGEND AWARD, Symposium and Award Ceremony, Monday, April 11, 2016 2:00 pm: Symposium Panel I, The Scholars Speak Rubén…

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Bolivar

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Bolívar’s life is one of history’s most dramatic canvases, a colossal narrative replete with adventure and disaster, victory and defeat.

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Virginia Quarterly Review

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Marie has edited the Fall issue of the VQR (magazine published by UVA). Theme: “The Female Conscience,” featuring work by Jean Bethke Elshtain, Judith Warner, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Earle, Mindy Aloff, Jonathan Yardley, Robin Marantz Henig, Reeve Lindbergh, Manal Al-Sharif, and many others. See more here.

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National Book Festival

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Marie will be interviewing Mario Vargas Llosa at 4:25 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23 on the Capital Mall at the National Book Festival. There are many other reasons to be there: Robert Caro, Marilynne Robinson, Jeffrey Eugenides, T.C. Boyle, John Lewis Gaddis . . .  See www.loc.gov/bookfest for details.

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A Talk at the Peruvian Embassy

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Monday, November 22, 7 p.m. Peruvian Embassy Residence, Washington, D.C. Marie will talk about Lima Nights as well as her other books, Cellophane and American Chica. Contact information: >http://www.peruvianembassy.us/do.php?p=12

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Literary Conference

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference Saturday, October 16 Montgomery College, Rockville, Md. Marie will chair a panel of writers, including Evan Thomas and Alice McDermott, talking about notable fiction and nonfiction writers who live in Washington D.C. Watch this space for the exact time of the event.

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