Tobias Wolff

Some Favorite Writers: Tobias Wolff

Tuesday Jan 21, 2020 7:30 PM This is a past program
Writer Tobias Wolff reads, January 2020

One of America’s preeminent writers, Tobias Wolff is the author of the memoirs This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army, the novels The Barracks Thief and Old School, and the short-story collections In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, Back in the World, The Night in Question, and Our Story Begins. Honors include the PEN/Malamud Award, the Rea Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the PEN/Faulkner Award. His work appears regularly in the New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Harper’s.

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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