17th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Mary Norris

Mary Norris worked as a copy editor at The New Yorker for more than 30 years, an experience that formed the basis of her first book, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (Norton, 2015), a New York Times bestseller. It was followed by Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen (Norton, 2019), which Booklist described as “a delicious intersection of personal essays, etymology, and travel writing.” Norris has written for The New YorkerThe New York Times Book ReviewThe Wall Street Journal, and The Times Literary Supplement. She also created a series of videos for The New Yorker called “Comma Queen.”

Moderated by Ethna D. Lay, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric, Hofstra University

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and MFA in Creative Writing Program, in collaboration with the Hofstra Cultural Center.



Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m.

LocationVirtual Event; Advance Registration required. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Great Writers, Great Readings events is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/gwgr

This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RVSP using the RSVP for this Event link.





Thursday, October 08, 2020





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