Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Multipurpose Room, Campus Center
Meghan Daum will also conduct a workshop at 3 pm.
Meghan Daum is the author of four books, most recently The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion, which won the 2015 PEN Center Literary Award in Creative Nonfiction. She is also the editor of the New York Times bestseller Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. A Los Angeles Times opinion columnist for more than a decade, she has written for numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, and Vogue, and was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Paul Lisicky is the author of five books including Famous Builder, Unbuilt Projects, and The Narrow Door, just published by Graywolf Press. His work has appeared in Conjunctions, Fence, The Iowa Review, The Offing, Ploughshares, Tin House, and many other magazines and anthologies. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Michener/Copernicus Society, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Henfield Foundation, and Yaddo. He has twice been a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. He is an assistant professor in the English Department and MFA Program in Creative Writing at Rutgers University-Camden, where he serves as editor of StoryQuarterly.