Elif Batuman has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2010. She is the author of “The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them.” The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, and a Paris Review Terry Southern Prize for Humor, she also holds a PhD in comparative literature from Stanford University. The Idiot is her first novel. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
The Raymond Carver Reading Series features twelve to fourteen prominent writers yearly as part of a large undergraduate class taught by TAs from the Creative Writing Program. All readings are preceded by a question and answer session from 3:45-4:30 p.m. The public is welcome.
The readings have been recorded and are in the process of being made available online by Bird Library at SUrface.
This event was first published on August 30, 2019 and last updated on November 1, 2019.