Colson Whitehead to Read at Georgia State University
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
The Georgia State University Creative Writing Program and Department of English are pleased to welcome novelist Colson Whitehead to campus as the inaugural Troy Moore Library Visiting Writer on Thursday, February 21, 2013 for a 7:30 p.m. reading in the GSU Speakers Auditorium, followed by a Q&A and book signing. This event is made possible by the generous support of the Troy Moore Library Endowment.
Whitehead's four critically acclaimed and bestselling novels are Zone One; The Intuitionist, winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award; John Henry Days, which received the Young Lions Fiction Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award; Apex Hides the Hurt, winner of the PEN/Oakland Award; and Sag Harbor, finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. He has received a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
(Program subject to change without notice.)
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Georgia State University's Creative Writing Program
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY students enjoy the benefits of living and writing in Atlanta, an international city with a vibrant literary culture, and great art, music, and food. GSU's rigorous studio/academic program offers the BA with a concentration in creative writing, and the MA, MFA, and PhD in poetry or fiction. For more information please visit workshop.gsu.edu