Laura Kasischke, author of In a Perfect World, on tour October 2009

Posted By on August 20, 2009

laura kasischkeAbout Laura

Laura Kasischke is the author of Boy Heaven, her first novel for teens, as well as The Life Before Her Eyes, Be Mine, and seven collections of poetry. She has twice received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and her writing has been published in The New Republic, Harper’s, Poetry, and The American Poetry Review. She is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, where she teaches creative writing in the MFA program and the Residential College. She lives in Chelsea, Michigan, with her husband and son.

You can read Laura’s bio here.

In a Perfect WorldAbout In a Perfect World

*Category: Fiction

*Format: Trade Paperback

*On Sale: October 6, 2009

*Price:$13.99

*ISBN: 9780061766114; ISBN10: 0061766119

In a Perfect World is critically acclaimed writer Laura Kasischke’s new novel of marriage, motherhood, and the choices we make when we have no choices left. Kasischke, the author of The Life Before Her Eyes, tells the story of Jiselle, a young flight attendant who’s just settled into a fairy tale life with her new husband and stepchildren. But as a mysterious new illness spreads rapidly throughout the country, she begins to realize that her marriage, her stepchildren, and their perfect world are all in terrible danger . . .

Laura Kasischke’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS

Monday, October 12th – Starting Fresh

Wednesday, October 14th – BookNAround

Thursday, October 15th – Book Club Classics!

Monday, October 19th – A Reader’s Respite

Friday, October 23rd – The Book Nest

Monday, October 26th – Galleysmith

Thursday, October 29th – A High and Hidden Place

Monday, November 2nd – Word Lily

Tuesday, November 3rd – Books on the Brain

Thursday, November 5th – Write Meg

Laura Kasischke is the author of Boy Heaven, her first novel for teens, as well as The Life Before Her Eyes, Be Mine, and seven collections of poetry. She has twice received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and her writing has been published in The New Republic, Harper’s, Poetry, and The American Poetry Review. She is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, where she teaches creative writing in the MFA program and the Residential College. She lives in Chelsea, Michigan, with her husband and son.


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