Three of our favorite authors -- Jonathan Escoffery, Andrew Sean Greer and Rasheed Newson -- discuss how they balance levity and seriousness when writing about challenging topics.
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|Where:||Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Fiction / Literature|
Jonathan Escoffery is the author of the linked story collection, "If I Survive You," a New York Times Editor's Choice, an IndieNext Pick, and a National Bestseller. "If I Survive You" has been long-listed for the National Book Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Aspen Words Literary Prize, and is a finalist for the Southern Book Prize and the California Bookseller Alliance’s Golden Poppy Award....
Andrew Sean Greer is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of seven works of fiction, including the bestsellers "The Confessions of Max Tivoli" and "Less." "Less Is Lost" is Greer's latest work. Greer has taught at a number of universities, including the Iowa Writers Workshop, been a TODAY show pick, a New York Public Library Cullman Center Fellow, a judge for the National Book Award, and a winner of the California Book Award and the New York Public Library Young Lions Award....
Rasheed Newson is a writer and producer of "Bel-Air," "The Chi," and "Narcos." He currently resides in Pasadena, Calif. with his husband and two children. "My Government Means to Kill Me" is his debut novel....