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Visiting Author Series – Bonnie J. Rough

September 26, 2011

Bonnie J. RoughJoin us on Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 pm, as award-winning author, Bonnie J. Rough presents her debut book, Carrier: Untangling the Danger in My DNA.

As Bonnie J. Rough and her husband consider becoming parents, their biological legacy haunts every decision. A carrier of the genetic condition hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED), she begins a journey to uncover the complicated details of her family’s past. This journey was chronicled in her memoir, Carrier: Untangling the Danger in My DNA, which received the 2011 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative NonFiction.

Bonnie holds an MFA from the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and has taught at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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The Visiting Author series is sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.

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