Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Group: Center for the Writing Arts
Chris Abani is the acclaimed author of GraceLand and The Virgin of Flames. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Hemingway/PEN Prize, the PEN Beyond the Margins Award, the Hurston Wright Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship, among many honors. Born in Nigeria, he is currently a Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University.
“[The Secret History of Las Vegas] is An intricate braid of story strands, enriched by vivid descriptions, intriguingly dysfunctional characters, and abundant metaphors. Expect the unexpected.”—Booklist
Q&A and reception to follow.
This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Sponsored by the Center for the Writing Arts and co-sponsors: The Alice Kaplan institute for the Humanities, The Department of English, and The Program of African Studies