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Archive Date:  February 21, 2005

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Archive Text:  "Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumnus Curtis Sittenfeld reads from her debut novel Prep and then answers questions from the audience and host Julie Englander for the rest of the hour. Sittenfeld shares how her experiences as a student at the Massachusetts boarding school Groton, as a teacher, and as a journalist have all contributed to the writing of this book. Sittenfeld describes what it was like to study fiction writing at the Writers’ Workshop. She also recounts the publication process for this novel."