Eula Biss and John Freeman Reading

Join us for a reading and talk with Eula Biss and John Freeman.

Eula Biss is most recently the author of On Immunity: An Inoculation, which was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by The New York Times Book Review. Her second book, Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism in 2010. Her first book, The Balloonists, was published by Hanging Loose Press in 2002. Her writing has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, an NEA Literature Fellowship, and a Jaffe Writers' Award. She holds a BA in nonfiction writing from Hampshire College and a MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her essays have recently appeared in The BelieverHarper's, and The New York Times Magazine.

John Freeman is an award-winning writer, book critic, and poet who has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times Book ReviewThe Los Angeles TimesThe Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2007, he won the James Patterson PageTurner Award. He is most recently the author of the collection of poems, Maps (Copper Canyon Press, 2017).

Freeman is editor of the anthologies Freeman’s: Family: The Best New Writing on Family (Grove Press, 2016), Freeman’s: Arrival: The Best New Writing on Arrival(Grove Press, 2015), and Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today's New York (Penguin, 2015). He is also the author of How to Read a Novelist (FSG, 2013). He is the former editor-in-chief of Granta and lives in New York City. 

 

Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Formal Lounge 37th and O St. NW

Event Type

Arts, Academic Events, Special Events

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, English, Program on Justice and Peace, Biomedical Graduate Education, Microbiology and Immunology, Provost, Office of the, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, Lannan Center, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, School of Medicine, Immunology

Website

https://lannan.georgetown.edu/Eula-Bi...

Cost

Free and open to the public.

Presenter

Lannan Center for Poetics & Social Practice

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Patricia Guzman

Event Contact Email

pg654@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Patricia Guzman

Accommodations Contact Email

pg654@georgetown.edu

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