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Arts and Performance

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Dana Spiotta

September 15, 2021 at 5:00pm6:00pm EDT

Watson Hall, Auditorium

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The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences presents the Raymond Carver Reading Series.

Dana Spiotta is the author of five novels: Wayward (2021), Innocents and Others (2016), winner of the St. Francis College Literary Prize and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Stone Arabia (2011), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Eat the Document (2006), which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the American Academy’s Rosenthal Foundation Award; and Lightning Field (2001), a New York Times Notable Book. Other awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, the Rome Prize in Literature, the Premio Pivano, a Creative Capital Award, and the John Updike Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Currently, all readings are scheduled to be held in Watson Auditorium (please note we have been moved from Gifford Auditorium) in a manner consistent with the campus COVID alert level and associated masking framework. Should the situation change, an update will be posted here.

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This event was published on September 13, 2021.

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