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VOICES Reading Series Presents Maureen Stanton
Maureen Stanton's nonfiction has appeared in Fourth Genre, Creative Nonfiction, Crab Orchard Review, The Sun, River Teeth, and many other literary journals. Her essays have received the Iowa Review Prize, a Pushcart Prize, the American Literary Review prize, and been listed as ANotable@ in Best American Essays five times. She's received a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Maine Arts Commission fellowship, and the Mary Roberts Rinehart award in nonfiction. Her book, Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: An Insider's Look at the World of Flea Markets, Antiques and Collecting (Penguin 2011) won second place in the Maine Literary Awards, was selected as a 2012 "Must Read" book by the Massachusetts Center for the Book, and was listed as a "Favorite Book of 2011" in the Chicago Sun-Times, the Kansas City Star, the San Jose Mercury-News, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch among others. She teaches creative nonfiction writing at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.