Elizabeth Gauffreau: Local Author Reading – May 30, 6:30 PM

Liz, a Nottingham resident, will read from, Telling Sonny, her first book. Liz Gauffreau grew up in northern New England, a child of the ‘60s. At various times in her life, she has been a preacher’s kid, a Navy wife, a Woolworth’s counter girl in Berlin, New Hampshire, and a Latin teacher at a dying private academy next to a cornfield in Virginia. All of these experiences have inspired the fiction she writes. Liz holds a BA in English/writing from Old Dominion University and an MA in English/fiction writing from the University of New Hampshire. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in literary magazines and anthologies, including Ad Hoc Monadnock, Shifts: An Anthology of Women’s Growth through Change, and When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over Fifty. Telling Sonny is her first published book. Liz is a Senior Lecturer in English at Granite State College, where she received the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018. Liz and her husband have been living in Nottingham since 2001.

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