Elizabeth Strout with Scott Hutchins

  • Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States

As I was writing My Name Is Lucy Barton,  it came to me that all the characters Lucy and her mother talked about had their own stories of course! and so the unfolding of their lives became tremendously important to me. --Elizabeth Strout

Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout presents: "Anything is Possible." A latticework of fiction, drawing on the small-town characters evoked in her critically-acclaimed novel My Name is Lucy Barton, this new collection shows Strout at her most inventive yet. Strout sits down with Truman Capote Fellow Scott Hutchins, author of "A Working Theory of Love" for a conversation on the unforgettable world's she's created and the characters who inhabit them.

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of "Olive Kitteridge," the #1 New York Times bestseller "My Name Is Lucy Barton," and "The Burgess Boys," She has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in England. Her short stories have been published in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker and O: The Oprah Magazine. Elizabeth Strout lives in New York City.

Scott Hutchins is a former Truman Capote fellow in the Wallace Stegner Program at Stanford University. His work has appeared in StoryQuarterly, Catamaran, Five Chapters, The Owls, The Rumpus, The New York Times, San Francisco Magazine and Esquire, and has been set to improvisational jazz. His novel A Working Theory of Love was a San Francisco Chronicle and Salon Best Book of 2012 and has been translated into nine languages.