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Question 1: She holds an undergraduate degree from ________ and a masters degree from the University of Connecticut.
DePauw UniversitySouthern Methodist UniversityAmerican UniversitySyracuse University

Question 2: She gained attention in the early 1970s with short stories published in The Western Humanities Review, Ninth Letter, the ________, and The New Yorker.
The New RepublicVanity Fair (magazine)Harper's MagazineThe Atlantic

Question 3: She has received an award for excellence from the ________ and a PEN/Bernard Malamud Award for excellence in the short story form.
American Academy of Arts and LettersUnited StatesAmerican literatureAmerican Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals

Question 4: In 1998, she published Park City a collection of old and new short stories, about which Christopher Lehman-Haupt wrote in the ________:
International Herald TribuneThe New York Times CompanyThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe

Question 5: Ann Beattie (born September 8, 1947) is an American short story writer and ________.

Question 6: Born in ________, Beattie grew up in Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C..
Phoenix, ArizonaBostonWashington, D.C.Atlanta

Question 7: Her work has been compared to that of Alice Adams, ________, John Cheever, and John Updike.
Holden CaulfieldFranny and ZooeyThe Catcher in the RyeJ. D. Salinger

Question 8: Beattie has taught at ________ and the University of Connecticut and presently teaches at the University of Virginia, where she is the Edgar Allan Poe Chair of the Department of English and Creative Writing.
Harvard CollegeHarvard CrimsonHarvard UniversityRadcliffe College


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