Living Writers: David Sedaris

Join Living Writers for a presentation by David Sedaris, author of Calypso. This virtual event is free and open to the public. It begins at 4:45 p.m.

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David Sedaris is an American humorist and bestselling author of what the Guardian calls “wry, sidelong diary essays.” His latest book, Calypso, was a New York Times bestseller and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and the audiobook was nominated for a 2019 Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category. His work appears frequently in the New Yorker and has been reprinted in The Best American Essays. He’s the winner of the Terry Southern Prize for Humor as well as the Medal for Spoken Language from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in West Sussex, England. 

A signature program of Colgate University since 1980, Living Writers is a master class in how works of literature come to be. It’s free, and anyone can join: alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, friends of the University. The only prerequisite is a passion for reading.

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Living Writers is led by faculty in the Department of English with generous support from the Olive B. O'Connor Fund as well as the President and the Provost/Dean of the Faculty.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 4:45pm to 6:30pm

Virtual Event

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John Lanigan '24

John Lanigan '24 left a negative review October 7, 2020

you didnt let me join the zoom call so not good at all

David McGill

David McGill left a positive review October 7, 2020

Wonderfully engaging fellow who responded thoughtfully to questions from all audiences. His attention to the "little things" of life...simply wonderful. Thanks for making this available!