Traverse City National Writers Series Presents Natalie Bakopoulos

Traverse City National Writers Series: Natalie Bakopoulos, author of The Green Shore, will speak at City Opera House in Traverse City on Thursday, June 21

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Natalie Bakopoulos’s debut novel, The Green Shore, portrays a rich family drama set during the 1960s Greek military dictatorship. An early draft of the work won the Avery and Julie Hopwood Award and the Platsis Prize for Work on the Greek Legacy. A professor at her alma mater, the University of Michigan, Bakopoulos is a contributing editor to the prestigious Fiction Writers Review and a 2010 PEN/O. Henry Prize winner. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Ninth Letter and Granta Online.