Where does fiction come from? Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher will read from his new novel, God’s Kingdom, and discuss the real-life places, people, and events that inspired the book. Mosher’s talk will focus on his writing process in general. He will cover such topics as transforming fact into fiction; writing a first draft; the revision process; and the tradition of place-based fiction in American literature. This presentation is designed for all enthusiastic fiction readers, as well as for writers and aspiring writers. It will be followed by a question-and-answer period and a book signing. Howard Frank Mosher is the author of 11 novels and 2 memoirs. He has received Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award, the Vermont Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and the New England Book Award. Four of his novels have been made into feature films.