Monday, June 9 at 7 pm

**Please note that our June reading will occur earlier than our usual third Thursday date:

On MONDAY, June 9 at 7pm, Nam Le will read with emerging authors Devin Bustin and Sarah Rosenblum, both graduate students in the Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Nam will be introduced by Eula Biss, author of *The Balloonists* (Hanging Loose Press).

*The Boat*, just released by Knopf, is Nam Le's first collection of stories. He was born in Vietnam and raised in Australia. After working in law, Nam came to America to attend the Iowa Writers' Workshop as a Truman Capote Fellow. He has also received fellowships from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and Phillips Exeter Academy. His fiction has won the Pushcart Prize and appeared in various publications, including *Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007, Zoetrope: All-Story, A Public Space*, and *One Story*. He is currently the fiction editor of the Harvard Review. He divides his time between Australia and the United States.