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Short Story Intergenerational Discussions

Thursday, March 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 26, 2021


Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom.

Join the Bridging Generations Professional Board for more short story discussions! For March the group will be reading pieces by Alice Munro, a Canadian short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Munro’s work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

All are welcome to join one or all of this month’s lively intergenerational discussions. Zoom links are sent out the day before each discussion While the this group meets weekly, members and guests may choose to drop in for one or all discussions.

Here are the stories to be discussed in February:

Thursday, March 4, 5 PM (CST) “Boys and Girls” (click here to read).

Thursday, March 11, 5 PM (CST) “Runaway” (click here to read).

Thursday, March 18, 5 PM (CST) “The View From Castle Rock” by (click here to read).

Thursday, March 25, 5 PM (CST) “Amundsen” (click here to read).


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Thursday, March 11, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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