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A Creative Nonfiction Reading by Tessa Fontaine

As part of Coastal Carolina University’s Words To Say It Visiting Writers Series, Tessa Fontaine will read and sign her work September 18 at 5 p.m. in Johnson Auditorium. Fontaine is the author of The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick and an Amazon Editors Choice writer. She spent the 2013 season performing with the last American traveling circus sideshow, the World of Wonders; her essays based on that experience won a 2016 AWP Intro Journals Award in Nonfiction and have appeared in The Rumpus, Hayden’s Ferry Review and Autre. Free.