The Writing Lives Series

Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang will speak with theater director Gregory Mosher and theater scholar Jean Howard.

Renowned authors Justin Torres and Marie Myung-Ok Lee speak about their work with Ellis Avery.

Terrence Holt and Chris Adrian are both physicians and award-winning fiction writers.  In this event, they read from their work and discuss, among other topics, the nature of narratives told at the intersection of medicine and literature.

The last event in the Spring 2012 Writing Lives Series, this reading will feature Daniel Mendelsohn, author of The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, which was awarded the National Book Critics Circle. Mr. Mendelsohn will read from his work in progress, Odysseys: Adventures in Reading the Greeks.

Biography, Novel, Lord Byron

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Novelist Benjamin Markovits will speak on his recently published book Childish Loves.

Literature, Exile, and the “Arab Spring”

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Booker short-listed author Hisham Matar will speak on "Literature, Exile, and the 'Arab Spring'" as part of the Heyman Center's Writing Lives Series. Bashir Abu-Manneh of Barnard College will serve as interlocutor.

Author Siddhartha Deb will deliver the inaugural talk of the Heyman Center's "Writing Lives Series." Gauri Viswanathan will serve as interlocutor and Adam Shatz will chair.


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