Stacy Mattingly reading in New York


Stacy Mattingly (Fiction 2011) has been invited by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation to read at the Bulgarian Consulate in New York!  The reading is part of their “Small Countries in Big Literatures” series.  Stacy will be reading from her recently completed novel Kata, which she says is set mostly in current-day Sarajevo and centers on a friendship between two women — an American and a Croatian.  The other readers that evening are Josip Novakovich and Miroslav Penkov.  The reading will be at 7 pm on Thursday, October 19.  Click for the Facebook event, where you can see event details and information about the other readers.

Congratulations, Stacy, and we’re wishing you great luck with your newly completed novel!

Stacy Mattingly is the coauthor, with Ashley Smith, of the New York Times bestseller Unlikely Angel, now a feature film, Captive. Stacy’s work has appeared in EuropeNow, Oxford American, and elsewhere. In 2012, she launched the Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop, a bilingual group of poets and prose writers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Stacy has taught creative writing at Boston University and at GrubStreet, and helped lead the first Narrative Witness exchange (Caracas-Sarajevo) for the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. Currently, she is based in Boston and is an assistant professor at Berklee College of Music. Her first novel, Kata, just completed, is set largely in present-day Sarajevo.

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