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New American Writing: Karen Russell & Salvatore Scibona

Thursday May 26, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM This is a past program

Miami native Karen Russell has been featured in both the New Yorker’s debut fiction issue and on the “20 Under 40” list. She is the author of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves and Swamplandia! Salvatore Scibona’s first book, The End, was a finalist for the National Book Award. In 2010, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and was included in the New Yorker’s “20 Under 40” list.

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.