Vermont Humanities

Elayne Clift

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Elayne Clift is a writer, journalist lecturer, and writing workshop leader. A regular columnist for the Keene Sentinel and the Brattleboro Commons, a book reviewer for The New York Journal of Books, and a regular contributor to Vermont Woman and Artscope Magazine, her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other publications. A longtime senior correspondent for the India-based syndicate Women’s Feature Service, she published her first novel, Hester’s Daughters, in 2012. Her third book of short stories, Children of the Chalet, won First Prize/Fiction 2014 from Greyden Press, published in 2015. Her fourth anthology, TAKE CARE: Tales, Tips and Love from Women Caregivers, was published in 2017.

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Booker Prize Winners

Established in 1968, England’s Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year’s best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics.

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Fleeing Dictatorship: Migration Stories of Cuban and Dominican Families

This series examines families displaced by the dictatorial regimes of Trujillo and Castro, exploring the complicated, ongoing relationships that those who come to the United States have with their home countries and cultures.

Vermont Humanities*** February 19, 2018