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Louise Aronson

Louise Aronson is a graduate of the Warren Wilson Program for Writers and the author of articles, essays and stories that explore the intersection of medicine and life. Her first book, A History of the Present Illness, was a finalist for both the Chautauqua Prize and the PEN America debut fiction award. Her second book, the nonfiction Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life due out in June 2019, has been described as “stunning, extraordinary,” “comprehensive, beautiful, enormous in scope,” and “sophisticated, nuanced beyond almost anything.” Her writing has been featured on National Public Radio and in publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Narrative Magazine, the New England Review, Fourteen Hills, and the Bellevue Literary Review.

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