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

Viet Thanh Nguyen Described as a “masterly exploitation of the espionage-thriller genre,” Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer...

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

Patti Smith Just Kids, Patti Smith’s memoir of New York City and Robert Mapplethorpe, won the National Book Award. Critics regard her 1975 debut album,...

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

Mel Watkins In his memoir, Dancing with Strangers, Colgate alum Mel Watkins (’62) remembers what it meant to grow up as an African-American in a...

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

Carmen Maria Machado “A wild thing . . . covered in sequins and scales, blazing with the influence of fabulists”: that’s how The New York Times described...

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

Brock Clarke Set partly in Denmark and partly in a fictional town just north of Utica, NY, Brock Clarke’s novel, The Happiest People in the World, was a New...

October 18, 2018 4:30pm

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