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Event: Paul Yoon in Conversation with Laura van den Berg

You are invited to an evening with acclaimed novelist and short story writer Paul Yoon at BookPeople on Thursday, February 20 at 7PM. He is the author of numerous books including, Once the Shore, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio, the novel Snow Hunters, which won the 2014 Young Lions Fiction Award, and The Mountain, which was a National Public Radio Best Book of the Year. His latest novel is Run Me to Earth, reviewed here in the New York Times. You may have seen Paul’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers last week. Paul will be in conversation with Laura van den Berg. This event is free and open to the public. Let us know you’re coming on Facebook

MCW Alum Greg Marshall Awarded 2020 NEA Fellowship for Prose

Congratulations to Greg Marshall (Fiction, MFA 2013) who was named recipient of a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship.

“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support our nation’s writers, including Greg, and the artistry, creativity, and dedication that go into their work,” said Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Marshall was selected from nearly 1,700 eligible applicants. Fellowships alternate between poetry and prose each year and this year’s fellowships are to support prose writers. The full list of FY 2020 Creative Writing Fellows is available here.

Event: An Evening with Lauren Groff

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Harry Ransom Center
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We are thrilled to have Lauren Groff for a reading at the Ransom Center on October 10th. She is the author of numerous books including Fates and Furies, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Prize, and was a New York Times Bestseller. It was President Barack Obama’s favorite book of 2015. Groff is also the author of the recent and acclaimed short story collection Florida. 

“Lauren Groff is a great storyteller . . . Florida is restorative fiction for these urgent times. Its final gestures, even the most ominous . . . lean toward love and the promise of good people, in not just this state but the world.” –New York Times

Sponsored by the Michener Center for Writers and the Harry Ransom Center.

This reading is free and open to the public.


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