Vermont Humanities

Mary Hays

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Reading and Discussion

Mary Hays is a teacher and writer with a graduate degree in Humanities from the University of Chicago. She has taught literature and creative writing in Colorado, New Mexico and Vermont and is an enthusiastic discussion leader who is eager to hear many different points of view. Her fiction, book reviews and essays have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Hunger Mountain, Tiferet, Seven Days, Northern Woodlands, and various Upper Valley publications. She is the author of the novel, Learning to Drive.

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Caledonia, Orange, Washington

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Series Led by Mary Hays

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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