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An Evening with Award-Winning Author and SHA Alumna, Alice McDermott ’71

Esteemed novelist and Sacred Heart Academy alumna, Alice McDermott ’71 will be returning to SHA for a discussion about her career and her latest novel, The Ninth Hour.  Dr. Mary Ellen Minogue, English Chairperson at Sacred Heart, will join Ms. McDermott in the conversation which will take place on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Theatre.

Alice McDermott is the critically acclaimed author of seven previous novels, including “Charming Billy,” for which she won the prestigious National Book Award in 1998.  Three other novels were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Her stories and essays have appeared in various outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine.   Ms. McDermott is currently the Richard A. Macksey Professor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins University.

In 2012, Ms. McDermott was honored by Sacred Heart Academy as a “Woman of Heart” at the annual Dinner Dance. 

This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is requested.  Click here to register for this event.