Tuesday, March 10, 2015
TIME: 11:30am – Bar opens; 12:15pm – Lunch; 1-2pm – Presentation and Q & A
PRICE: $20 Members; $30 Non-members (includes lunch); $10 Lecture only
EVENT TYPE: Speaker Luncheon
Maud Casey’s new novel, The Man Who Walked Away, is based on the case history of Albert Dadas, a psychiatric patient in the hospital of St. André in Bordeaux in the nineteenth century, The book imagines Albert’s wanderings and the anguish that caused him to seek treatment with a doctor who would create a diagnosis for him, a narrative for his pain. Maud Casey is the author of two other novels, The Shape of Things to Come, and Genealogy, and a collection of stories, Drastic. Her stories have appeared in TheThreepenny Review, American Fiction, the Prairie Schooner, The American Scholar, and other distinguished publications.
She is the recipient of the Calvino Prize and a DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship.Introducing Ms. Casey will be Sarah Blake, PhD, the author of Full Turn, and two novels, Grange House and The Postmistress. She has also taught at universities in Colorado, New York, and the DC area. The book will be available for purchase and signing.