Lorrie Moore with Kate Moses
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Lensic Performing Arts Center
211 West San Francisco Street
Lorrie Moore is the author of the story collection Birds of America (described as “one of our funniest, most… Read full bio.
Kate Moses is the author of the internationally acclaimed Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath, published in thirteen… Read full bio.
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The woman of the house opened the door. She was pale and compact, no sags or pouches, linen skin tight across the bone. The hollows of her cheeks were powdered darkly, as if with the pollen of a tiger lily. Her hair was cropped short and dyed the fashionable bright auburn of a ladybug. Her earrings were buttons of deepest orange, her leggings mahogany, her sweater rust-colored, and her lips maroonish brown. She looked like a highly controlled oxidation experiment.
- From A Gate at the Stairs.
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