September 16, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Leah Hampton writes about Appalachia, corpses, ecoanxiety and smart women. Her debut collection, “F*ckface and Other Stories,” was released by Henry Holt and was named one of the best books of 2020 by The Paris Review, the New York Public Library, Slate and others. A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers, she has been awarded multiple prizes and fellowships, and her work has appeared in Ecotone, Guernica, McSweeney’s, Electric Literature, storySouth, LitHub, and many others. She lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.