New American Writing: Ann Beattie & Margaret Wappler
Ann Beattie has been included in four O. Henry Award Collections and is a recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award. Her new book is Ann Beattie: The New Yorker Stories. Margaret Wappler, an arts and culture staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, is finishing a novel that explores environmentalism, the suburban landscape, and alien spaceships.
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.
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.