Author to Read from Faulty Predictions at The College of Wooster on Oct. 30

Free, public event to be held in Kauke Hall

15 October, 2014 by John Finn

WOOSTER, Ohio — Fiction writer Karin Lin-Greenberg, author of Faulty Predictions, will share excerpts from that work on Thursday, Oct. 30, at The College of Wooster. The reading, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4 p.m. in Room 244 of Kauke Hall (400 E. University St.).

Lin-Greenberg has written stories for The Antioch Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Epoch, Kenyon Review Online, The North American Review, and Redivider. She is an assistant professor of English at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. Before that, she taught at Missouri State University, Appalachian State University, and The College of Wooster. She earned an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA in literature and writing from Temple University, and a BA in English from Bryn Mawr College.

Faulty Predictions, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, is a collection of stories about "young characters trying to find their way in the world and older characters who confront regrets," according to a summary by the publisher, University of Georgia Press. The adventures take place in a variety of venues, from the plains of Kansas to the mountains of North Carolina to the small-towns of Ohio. Lin-Greenburg's ability to "provide insight into the human condition over a varied cross section of geography, age, and culture [through] characters faced with obstacles and challenges [who also find] moments of optimism and hope" is the cornerstone of her work.

Lin-Greenberg's reading is sponsored by the English Department's Donaldson Fund. Additional information is available by phone (330-263-2575) or e-mail.