Alix Ohlin in conversation with Dean Bakopoulos: Writers @ Grinnell

September 28, 2021 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Virtual - Zoom

Join acclaimed author Alix Ohlin and Writers @ Grinnell director Dean Bakopoulos for a discussion of Ohlin's new story collection, We Want What We Wantfeaturing  thirteen glittering, surprising, darkly funny stories of people testing the boundaries of their lives. An Esquire Best Book of Summer. “A pleasure to behold…a wry and moving collection” ( Kirkus) that “reveals the depth of her characters with empathy and precision” ( Publishers Weekly), “surprising and subversive” ( NOW Magazine), “slyly humorous and devastatingly sensuous” ( Oprah Daily) “riveting” ( Booklist). More at

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Alix Ohlin’s novel Dual Citizenslike her novel Inside, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared in The New YorkerBest American Short Stories, and many other places.  She lives in Vancouver and directs the School of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.