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Friday, October 12 • 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Searching for Life and Jazz in Philadelphia

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Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novel 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas, which tells the story of one day in the lives of three characters whom are all drawn to the jazz club The Cat’s Pajamas. NPR says it’s “Inventive, gorgeously written and unforgettable,” while The Millions calls it “enchanting.” Bertino is also the author of the story collection Safe as Houses. Her work has received The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellowship in Cork, Ireland, The O. Henry Prize, The Pushcart Prize, The Iowa Short Fiction Award, and has been featured on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

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Marie-Helene Bertino

Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novel 2 A.M. AT THE CAT’S PAJAMAS and the story collection SAFE AS HOUSES. Her work has received The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Fellowship in Cork, Ireland, The O. Henry Prize, The Pushcart Prize, The Iowa Short Fiction Award... Read More →



Friday October 12, 2018 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Research Hall, Room 163 10401 York River Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030