Connections Literary Series: Poet and Author Brittany Hailer

November 03, 2023
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
La Plata Campus, Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 102

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Brittany Hailer is an investigative journalist and writer. She is a teaching assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

Her work has been funded by the Pulitzer Center and and has appeared in Sierra, Longform, and Booth, on NPR, and elsewhere. Her memoir, "Animal You'll Surely Become," was published by Tolsun Books in 2018. 

Hailer is from Southern Maryland where her father struggled with alcoholism. Her lyric essays explore place and family history. She will discuss how to interrogate a family system and reinvent scene and story from family interviews and memory.

The Connections Literary Series is presented by CSM's English, Communication, and Languages Department in the School of Liberal Arts, and is sponsored in part by the CSM Foundation and supported by Galazio Restaurant.

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