Author Jennifer Egan- Fiction Reading/ Book Signing/ Q&A
- Thursday, October 17, 2013 3:25 PM - 5:00 PM
- Alkek Library 7th floor Wittliff Collections
Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago and raised in San Francisco. She is the author of The Invisible Circus, a novel that became a feature film starring Cameron Diaz in 2001, Look at Me, a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction in 2001, Emerald City and Other Stories, and the bestselling The Keep. Her most recent novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and the L.A. Times Book Prize. Her short stories appear frequently in the New Yorker, Harper's, Granta, McSweeney's, and other magazines. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library. Her non-fiction articles appear frequently in the New York Times Magazine. Her 2002 cover story on homeless children received the Carroll Kowal Journalism Award, and “The Bipolar Kid” received a 2009 NAMI Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. This Lindsey Literary Series event is sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation, the Wittliff Collections, the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, the Department of English and Texas State University. Books will be for sale at the event courtesy of the University Bookstore.
OCTOBER 18, 2013, FRIDAY, 7:30 PM
Jennifer Egan will also read at Texas State's Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle.
Photo by Pieter M. Van Hattem/Vistalux, taken from http://jenniferegan.com/photosbio
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