16th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize), The Noble HustleZone OneSag HarborThe IntuitionistJohn Henry DaysApex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. His latest novel, The Nickel Boys, will be published in July 2019. He was named New York’s 11th State Author in 2018.

Mr. Whitehead’s reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications, such as the New York TimesThe New YorkerNew York MagazineHarper’s and Granta.

He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, A Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and W+riters, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for John Henry Days.

He has taught at the University of Houston, Columbia University, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, New York University, Princeton University, Wesleyan University, and been a Writer-in-Residence at Vassar College, the University of Richmond, and the University of Wyoming.

 

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

 
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Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Avenue, South Campus

Admission to 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.

Please limit your reservations to 2 people.

 

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Fortunoff Theater
Monroe Lecture Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
Website: Click to Visit

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