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Elizabeth Ames

October 19, Copley Square
Elizabeth Ames is a novelist and short story writer whose work has appeared in Ninth Letter and Third Coast. Winner of two Hopwood Awards, Ames holds an MFA from the University of Michigan. A part of the community at Quincy House, a residential dormitory at Harvard University, Ames helped to revive their program Qreative Writing. She is the author of The Other’s Gold, her debut novel about the friendship of four women from one college campus, which author Kristen Roupenian calls “one of the most immersive, unsettling books I’ve read in a long, long time.” Currently, Ames lives at Harvard with her husband and child.