Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Stedman Gallery

Karen-Russell-Author-Photo-Credit-Michael-LionstarKaren Russell is the author of the story collections St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, the novella Sleep Donation, and the novel Swamplandia!, which was named one of the five best fiction books of 2011 by the New York Times Book Review and honored as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program (SOA ’06), a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. She loves nerding out about books with the Rutgers MFA.

Russell will also conduct a short-story workshop at the Writers House from 3-4.30 p.m. Submissions for the workshop should be fiction and no longer than 15 double-spaced pages, and should be mailed to writers@camden.rutgers.edu by midnight on Wednesday, April 13.