Readings/Lectures

Some Favorite Writers: Jim Shepard

Jim Shepard is the author of six novels, including most recently Project X, and three story collections, including most recently Like You’d Understand, Anyway, which was nominated for the National Book Award and won The Story Prize.  His short fiction has appeared in, among other magazines, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Granta, the New Yorker and Playboy.  He teaches at Williams College.

Some Favorite Writers

This series of readings is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here, and Off Keck Road. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.

Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

Public programs are made possible by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.

Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, and the Hammer Programs Committee.