Evgenia Citkowitz

Some Favorite Writers: Evgenia Citkowitz

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Hilton Als calls Evgenia Citkowitz’s first novel “a tour-de-force, a powerful, wicked, compassionate, and beautifully written account of the dangers we keep in our head and heart, including love” (New Yorker). The Shades is a haunting tale about a British family reeling in the aftermath of tragedy. Citkowitz’s debut novella and short story collection, Ether, was a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Citkowitz was born in New York and educated in London and the United States, and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Readings are followed by discussion with author and UCLA professor Mona Simpson, who organizes this series. Supported in part by the UCLA Department of English and the Friends of English.

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