Jane Brox @ Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
January 15, 2011 by PaulM Posted in Culture, Education, Greater Lowell, History, Lowell 2 Comments
Award-winning author Jane Brox, who grew up and lived in Dracut until recently, will be among the featured faculty at the prestigious annual Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference at Middlebury College in Vermont, August 10 to 20, 2011. For details, visit www.middlebury.edu/blwc Her faculty colleagues will include Chang-rae Lee, Philip Levine, and Ellen Bryant Voight.
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what award did you win?
For her first book, “Here, and Nowhere Else,” Jane won the PEN/Winship award for best book by a New England writer or about New England. Here is her biography:
JANE BROX‘s fourth book, Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light, has just been published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She is the author of three previous books: Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm; Five Thousand Days Like This One, which was a 1999 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction; and Here and Nowhere Else, which won the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award. She has received the New England Book Award for nonfiction, and her essays have appeared in many anthologies including Best American Essays, The Norton Book of Nature Writing, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has been awarded grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. In Spring 2010 she was the Coastal Studies Scholar at Bowdoin College.