Ithaca College writing professor Eleanor Henderson spent nine years working on her debut novel, Ten Thousand Saints. She then traveled the country after the book was published this summer, giving readings and signings as the novel earned glowing reviews, including one from The New York Times.
Henderson finally returned to Ithaca to give several local readings, and...
ITHACA, NY — The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Ithaca College will host a reading by Indian author and journalist Amitava Kumar. Free and open to the public, his presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.
Praise for Ten Thousand Saints, the debut novel from Ithaca College writing professor Eleanor Henderson, has steadily rolled in since its release in early June. Amazon.com named it best book of the month, and it received strong reviews from the L.A. Times and the New York Times.
Add the “New York Times” to the media outlets that have been giving across-the-board plaudits to “Ten Thousand Saints,” the debut novel by assistant professor of writing Eleanor Henderson. Her coming-of-age story will be featured on the cover of this Sunday’s edition of the “New York Times Book Review.”