Edward P. Jones Reading Response
After Chair of the English Department Jeffrey J. Cohen introduced GWU President Steven Knapp who introduced author Edward P. Jones, Jones read two selections from his Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Known World: From Chapter 5, the story of Sherif John Skiffington attempting to quell the fears of his sister-in-law Clara Martin. This roughly corresponds…
From the Hatchet: Famous Authors to Read at GW
From the 8/27/09 Hatchet: Sedaris, Atwood will speak at Lisner Michael Chabon and Al Gore round out the venue’s fall lineup by Sarah Scire Senior News Editor Bestselling authors Margaret Atwood and David Sedaris have been added to the long list of celebrity authors appearing at Lisner Auditorium in the fall. Sedaris, the popular humor…
Jenny Mckean Moore Reading Series: Fiction Writer James Han Mattson
Author James Han Mattson will appear virtually to read from his newly released novel, Reprieve, and take part in a discussion about his work. James Han Mattson was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in North Dakota. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has received grants from the Copernicus Society of America and…
Call for Papers: EGSA Abstracts Due Friday!
Call for Papers: (re)collections: Tracing Power and Community in Cultural Memory English Graduate Student Association Symposium 2017 Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 Location: 219 Gelman Library (2130 H St NW, Washington, DC 20052) Keynote Speaker: Samantha Pinto, Georgetown University The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at George Washington University is excited to announce our 2017…
Share Your Poetry Next Week: Open Mic Student Poetry Reading
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Craft Chat with Virginia Hartman and Annie Liontas
The Writer’s Center presents a FREE virtual chat about the craft of fiction! We’re joined by novelists Virginia Hartman (The Marsh Queen) and Annie Liontas (Let Me Explain You) for a discussion of their books and writing.
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