Short stories and essays pack a surprisingly strong punch, even when they are framed in modern settings with seemingly light-hearted themes. In this session, Daniel Mallory Ortberg and Ander Monson compare notes on the fun of writing—and reading—short works.
|Where:||Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 15, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction|
Ander Monson is the author of eight books of nonfiction, poetry and fiction, including "I Will Take the Answer" and "The Gnome Stories." A finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Award and a National Book Critics Circle in criticism, he is also a recipient of a number of other prizes: a Howard Foundation Fellowship, the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize, the Annie Dillard Award for Nonfiction, the Great Lakes Colleges New Writers Award in Nonfiction and a Guggenheim Fellowship....
Daniel Mallory Ortberg is the Dear Prudence advice columnist at Slate, the cofounder of The Toast and the New York Times bestselling author of "Texts From Jane Eyre" and "The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror....