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Mary Karr is an award-winning poet and best-selling memoirist. She is the author of Lit, the long-awaited sequel to her critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling memoirs The Liars' Club and Cherry. Her work appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Poetry and Parnassus. She is the Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University.
Nonfiction Dialogues, now in its seventh season, features in-depth conversations with distinguished nonfiction writers about their work and careers, with Professor Lis Harris. The series continues on April 18 with Richard Rodriguez.