Northwestern University

Fri 5:15 PM

Karen Russell- The Moore Lecture in Creative Writing

Karen Russell

When: Friday, April 26, 2019
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1-515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Contact: English Department   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

One Book One Northwestern 2019-20

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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The Moore Lecture in Creative Writing, in association with One Book, One Northwestern presents Karen Russell in conversation with Juan Martinez talking about speculative fiction and its role in society today.

KAREN RUSSELL, a native of Miami, won the 2012 National Magazine Award for fiction, and her first novel, Swamplandia! (2011), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program, a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2012 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

The Moore Lecture Series project aims to attract great writers to pass their knowledge and experience on to students, faculty, and the Northwestern community.

Co-sponsors: One Book One Northwestern, The Department of English Creative Writing Program and The Litowitz MFA+MA program

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