Northwestern University

Mon 5:30 PM

Alissa Nutting- 2018 Writers Festival

Alissa Nutting

When: Monday, May 14, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: 9th Floor, Hinman Auditorium, 1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jennifer Britton   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Alissa Nutting is the author of the novels Made for Love, a New York Times editor's choice selection, and Tampa, the film version of which is in development at HBO, as well as the story collection Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls, an expanded/revised version of which is being rereleased in Summer 2018 as part of Ecco's "Art of the Story" series. A nonfiction book of her comedic essays is forthcoming from Ecco in 2019. Her fiction and essays have appeared in publications such as Tin House, BOMB, Elle, Real Simple, Buzzfeed, and many others. She is currently at work on two television projects--one animated in development with Cartoon Network, the other based on her recent novel and being co-written with Dean Bakopoulos for Paramount Studios. She is an assistant professor of English and writer-in-residence at Grinnell College.

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