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Arts and Performance

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Anelise Chen, the Elise and Leonard Elman Visiting Writer

February 14, 2024 at 5:00pm6:00pm EST

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC), Gifford Auditorium (HBC 107)

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

Anelise Chen is an American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She teaches creative writing at Columbia University, where she is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Her first novel, So Many Olympic Exertions, was published by Kaya Press in 2017. It was a VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Finalist. She is currently working on a second book, Clam Down (One World), based on her brief stint as the Paris Review Daily’s “mollusk correspondent.” She is a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 Awardee. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, New York Times, The Believer, McSweeney’s, BOMB, The New Republic, NPR, Village Voice, Conjunctions, and more.

The reading will take place in Gifford Auditorium (HBC 107). It will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will be preceded by a question-and-answer session starting at 4:00 p.m. It is open to the public.

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This event was first published on January 30, 2024 and last updated on February 1, 2024.

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