May
14
Wed 5:30 PM

7th Annual Spring Writers' Festival

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When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  
Where:
1710 Orrington Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
Contact: Kathy Daniels   (847) 491-7294
Group: English Department
Category: Lectures & Meetings

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A reading by novelist Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is a Chicago-based writer whose second novel, The Hundred-Year House, will be available from Viking/Penguin in summer, 2014. Her first novel, The Borrower, is a Booklist Top Ten Debut, an Indie Next pick, an O Magazine selection, and one of Chicago Magazine's choices for best fiction of 2011. Her short fiction has been chosen for The Best American Short Stories for four consecutive years (2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008), and appears regularly in journals like Harper's, Tin House, Ploughshares, and New England Review.