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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Alexandra Kleeman

Alexandra Kleeman is a writer of fiction and nonfiction whose work has appeared in publications including the Paris Review, the New York Times, the New Yorker, Guernica, Zoetrope: All-Story, and n+1. She holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and has been awarded grants and scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, and ArtFarm Nebraska. She is the author of the 2015 debut novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine and winner of the 2016 Bard Fiction Prize. Her most recent work, Intimations, is, according to Publishers Weekly, a collection of “absurdist, bleak, and funny” stories that “defy straightforward interpretation.”


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Listen to Kleeman read “Choking Victim” for The New Yorker