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Michael Downs Comes to Hartford

Saturday, January 5, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hartford Campus

Michael Downs, a Hartford native, is the author of The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist, his debut novel from Acre Books. Earlier works include The Greatest Show: Stories, inspired by the true story of the Hartford, Conn., circus fire, and House of Good Hope: A Promise for a Broken City, named a finalist in memoir for the Connecticut Book Award. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland and teaches creative writing at Towson University.


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