New American Writing: David Bezmozgis & Deb Olin Unferth

New American Writing: David Bezmozgis & Deb Olin Unferth

David Bezmozgis’s first book, Natasha and Other Stories, was a 2004 New York Times Notable Book. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 2005, and was also named one of the New Yorker’s “20 Under 40.” His new book is The Free World. Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the story collection Minor Robberies and the novel Vacation, a New York Times Book Review Critics’ Choice. She was a Harper’s Bazaar “Editors’ Choice: Name to Know in 2011."

New American Writing

This series of contemporary fiction and poetry readings is organized by Benjamin Weissman, author of two books of short fiction, most recently Headless, and professor of creative writing at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art and Design.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.