A seventh-generation Nebraskan, Harding Thornton holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska, where she has taught literature and writing courses.
Her first novel, Pickard County Atlas, was chosen as a PBS Masterpiece Best Mystery of 2021. It was also featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and the New York Times and appeared in German translation in 2022. Her second novel, Little Underworld, will be released by MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux in March 2024.
The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Northeast Community College English Department. All events are free and open to the public. For further information contact Bonnie Johnson-Bartee, coordinator, at (402) 844-7673 or firstname.lastname@example.org.