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Living Writers: Elizabeth McKenzie
May 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206Free
Elizabeth McKenzie is the author of The Portable Veblen, published by Penguin Press and 4th Estate. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and recorded for NPR’s Selected shorts. Her collection, Stop That Girl, was short-listed for The Story Prize, and her novel MacGregor Tells the World was a Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, and Library Journal Best Nook of the year. She is the senior editor of the Chicago Quarterly Review and the managing editor of Catamaran Literary Reader. She is also a UCSC creative writing alum!
Spring 2016 Living Writers Series: Out of Line
Why Out of Line?
“I chose the theme Out of Line because it characterizes the way many of these writers work across genre, in different genres, and generally seem to prize the element of surprise in their writing. I’m hoping it will encourage our students to think outside the box and have fun with their writing. In general, I’m confident this will be a really fun series with a lot of writers with great senses of humor as well as deep interests in the political.” – Professor Micah Perks
This event is free and open to the public! Books from the authors will be on sale at the event by the Bay Tree Book Store. Get a book and get it signed by our marvelous visiting authors!
Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall, 206
April 7: Githa Hariharan (CANCELED)
April 14: Kate Schatz
April 21: Manuel Gonzales
April 28: Charlie Jane Anders
May 5: NO READING
May 12: Elizabeth McKenzie
May 19: Lev Grossman
May 26: Emily Hunt & Julien Poirier
June 2: Student Reading