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Martha Cooley on Buy Me Love with Sheridan Hay

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Wednesday, 1:00 pm EDT June 2, 2021

Online via Zoom

We are excited to welcome Martha Cooley for a conversation on the launch of her newest novel Buy Me Love, slated for release on June 1st. A contemplation on the confusions of money and free will, her novel follows protagonist Ellen Portinari in the month after learning she won a hundred-million-dollar lottery. Cooley will be joined by author (and Center for Fiction reading group instructor!) Sheridan Hay (The Secret of Lost Things) for a lunchtime conversation on the book and craft.

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In Conversation

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    Martha Cooley

    Martha Cooley

    Martha Cooley is the author of two novels—The Archivist, a national bestseller also published in a dozen foreign markets, and Thirty-Three Swoons—and a memoir, Guesswork. She co-translated Antonio Tabucchi’s story collection Time Ages in a Hurry. Her essays, short fiction, and co-translations have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books and numerous leading literary journals. She directs the MFA in Creative Writing at Adelphi University, where she is a Professor of English. Prior to Adelphi, she taught for fifteen years in the Bennington Writing Seminars. She lives in Forest Hills (Queens), New York, and Castiglione del Terziere, Italy.

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    Sheridan Hay

    Sheridan Hay

    Sheridan Hay holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her first novel, The Secret of Lost Things (Doubleday/Anchor), which features a lost novel by Herman Melville, was a Booksense Pick, a Barnes and Noble Discover selection, shortlisted for the Border’s Original Voices Fiction Prize, and nominated for the International Impac Award. A San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and a New York Times Editor’s Choice, foreign rights have been sold in fourteen countries. Sheridan has led the Center’s Moby-Dick reading group many times, as well as leading a popular Henry James group.