150th Anniversary

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Jenny Offill, Distinguished Visiting Writer

April 22, 2020 at 5:30pm6:30pm

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC), Gifford Auditorium

Jenny Offill is the author of the novels Last Things (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award), and Dept. of Speculation, which was shortlisted for the Folio Prize, the Pen Faulkner Award and the International Dublin Award. Her third novel, Weather, is forthcoming from Knopf in February 2020. She is also the author of four children’s books, most recently Sparky. With Elissa Schappell, she co-edited the anthologies The Friend Who Got Away and Money Changes Everything.

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 starting at 4:00 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.

(Photo by Emily Tobey)

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This event was published on January 23, 2020.


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