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Winter Literary

click to enlarge Emily St. John Mandel, Feb. 15 - PHOTO COURTESY OF DESE’RAE L. STAGE
Photo courtesy of Dese’Rae L. Stage
Emily St. John Mandel, Feb. 15

Poet and writer Rachel Zucker’s book Museum of Accidents was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; her nine books also include The Pedestrians, a double collection of prose and poetry. On the heels of her memoir, MOTHERs, the New York-based writer visits the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series on Feb. 11. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Oakland.

Novelist Emily St. John Mandel, whose latest was Station Eleven (about a troupe of Shakespearean actors touring a post-apocalyptic America) visits Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures’ Monday Night Lectures. Feb. 15. Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. 412-622-8866 or

Join cartoonist and illustrator Stephan Pastis at Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures’ Authors. Stories. You. series. Pastis is known for both his riotous comic strip “Pearls Before Swine” and his “Timmy Failure” kids’ book series, about a hapless child detective. Pastis visits Carnegie Lecture Hall for a Feb. 21 talk, book-signing and lemonade reception. Oakland. 412-622-8866 or

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