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June 9, 2023
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Courtney Sender: In Other Lifetimes All I've Lost Comes Back To Me (With Angie Kim)

The Ivy invites you to a one-of-a-kind Friday evening with Courtney Sender, author of In Other Lifetimes All I’ve Lost Comes Back to Me, in conversation with Angie Kim! This will be a spectacular conversation between two brilliant fiction writers. There is so much excitement around Courtney Sender’s debut collection, which speaks in a singular new voice about the longings and loneliness of contemporary love. The world of these fourteen interlocking stories is fiercely real but suffused with magic and myth, dark wit, and distinct humor. Here, ancient loss works its way deep into the psyche of modern characters, stirring their unrelenting lust for life.

Courtney Sender’s essays appear in The New York Times’ Modern Love, The Atlantic, and Slate. Her fiction appears in the current Ploughshares, as well as in The Kenyon Review, AGNI, Tin House, American Short Fiction, and many others. Her debut book, In Other Lifetimes All I’ve Lost Comes Back to Me, released this March and was called “a deep and howling portrait of longing and loneliness” by The Boston Globe. She is also staff writer for the iHeartMedia podcast Noble Blood. A Yaddo and MacDowell fellow, she holds an MFA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School.

Angie Kim is a Korean immigrant, former editor of the Harvard Law Review, and author of the international bestseller and Edgar Award winner Miracle Creek, which has been translated into over 20 languages and named a “Best Book of the Year” by Time, The Washington Post, Kirkus, and The Today Show. She has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Vogue, and Glamour, among many others. Her second novel, Happiness Falls, is forthcoming from Hogarth/Random House this fall. Visit her at

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