Aurelie Sheehan

Photo credit: Cybele Knowles

Aurelie Sheehan's new collection of stories, Demigods on Speedway, will be published in November 2014 with the University of Arizona Press. Sheehan is the author of two previous short story collections, Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories and Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant, as well as two novels, History Lesson for Girls and The Anxiety of Everyday Objects. A novella, This Blue, was published as a Ploughshares Solo in 2013. Her short fiction has appeared in journals including Alaska Quarterly Review, Conjunctions, Epoch, Fairy Tale Review, Fence, The Mississippi Review, New England Review, and The Southern Review. She has received a Pushcart Prize, a Camargo Fellowship, the Jack Kerouac Literary Award, and an Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Sheehan is a professor of fiction at the University of Arizona.

Demigods on Speedway Readings & Events:

LAUNCH PARTY! Friday, November 14, 5:30-7-p.m.
Demigods of Tucson: A Literary Event in Support of Primavera Foundation
Primavera Foundation, Las Abuelitas, 440 E. 26th Street, Tucson
With remarks by Mayor Jonathan Rothschild & Primavera CEO Peggy Hutchinson

Saturday, November 8, 7:30 p.m.
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Saturday, November 22, 3 p.m.
Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, MT

Saturday, March 12
Tucson Festival of Books

April 9 & 10
AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN

Agent: Ellen Levine, Trident Media Group