Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Writers Read at Concordia

presents
a reading by
GEORGE SAUNDERS

Friday, 23 October 2009 7:30 pm

De Sève Cinema
J.W. McConnell / Library Building
1400 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West
Concordia University

One of the most successful writers of recent times, George Saunders has published three volumes of short fiction, an illustrated novella, two children’s books, and a collection of essays, all of which have garnered him international acclaim. In 2006, he was awarded both a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship, and in 2009 he received an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work appears regularly in The New Yorker, GQ, and Harpers Magazine, and his short stories have been widely anthologized. In support of his books, he has appeared on The Charlie Rose Show, Late Night with David Letterman, and The Colbert Report. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Syracuse University.

Writers Read is generously supported by the Faculty of Arts and Science.

For more information, please contact Rachel Kyne at rachelkyne@hotmail.com or call the Concordia University English Department at 514/848-2424 ext. 2340.

Upcoming events:
A poetry reading and panel discussion with editors of and poets featured in THE WOLF (U.K.) - 6 November, 2 pm, LB 646 (J.W. McConnell / Library Building)

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