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Living Writers guest:  Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen is an American novelist. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the...

September 13, 2018 7pm
Living Writers guest:  Patti Smith, Author of Just Kids

On November 17, 2010, Smith won the National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids.[8] The book fulfilled a promise she had made to her former long-time...

September 20, 2018 4:30pm
Living Writers guest:  Mel Watkins, Colgate '62 and Author of Dancing with Strangers

As an editor and writer at the New York Times Sunday Book Review from 1964 to 1985, he contributed numerous book reviews and articles on literature, sports,...

September 27, 2018 4:30pm
Living Writers guest:  Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the...

October 4, 2018 4:30pm
Living Writers guest:  Brock Clarke, Author of The Happiest People in the World

Brock Clarke is the author of seven books of fiction, most recently a collection of short stories, The Price of the Haircut. His novels include The Happiest...

October 18, 2018 4:30pm

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