1455’s Author Series: Jessie van Eerden

Jessie Van Eerden is author of three novels, Glorybound, winner of the Foreword Editor’s Choice Fiction Prize; My Radio Radio; and Call It Horses, recent winner of the Dzanc Books Prize for Fiction (2021). She is also the author of the portrait essay collection The Long Weeping, winner of the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award. 1455’s Founding Director Sean Murphy and the authors will discuss the process of writing and the contemporary literary scene, followed by an open Q&A. This is a free event!

Event date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
100 W Picadilly St.
Winchester, VA 22601
The Long Weeping: Portrait Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780996439756
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Published: Orison Books - November 7th, 2017

My Radio Radio Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943665082
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Published: Vandalia Press - April 1st, 2016

The members of Dunlap Fellowship of All Things in Common share everything from their meager incomes to the only functioning toilet in the community house— everything, that is, except secrets.

Glorybound Cover Image
ISBN: 9781602260108
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Published: WordFarm - October 5th, 2012

Fiction. In the drought-ridden mining town of Cuzzert, West Virginia population 335 the only things that seem to change are the price of cigarettes and the roll call at the prison. Time has dried up like the rain, but two sisters, Aimee and Crystal Lemley, have set out to become prophets at Glorybound Holiness Tabernacle, the basement church where their father Cord Lemley was preacher.