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Living Writers Series: Carolyn Cooke
November 7, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Kresge Town Hall
The writers in this series will present across multiple genres, to include poetry, fiction, criticism, and various hybrid genres. Each will explore ways that language tests thresholds of culture, race, nation, sex, gender, and desire through the creative imagination. Central to each will be how these thresholds are performed, tested, broken, clarified and complicated in their works.
Carolyn Cooke’s novel Daughters of the Revolution was listed among the best novels of 2011 by the San Francisco Chronicle and The New Yorker Magazine. Her short fiction, collected in The Bostons, won the PEN/Bingham Award, and has appeared in AGNI, The Paris Review, Ploughshares and two volumes each of Best American Short Stories and O. Henry Prize Stories. Her new collection, Amor & Psycho, was published by Alfred A. Knopf this summer. Carolyn directs the MFA programs at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.
Location and Time: All Readings located at Kresge Town Hall 466 | 6-7:45pm
The Living Writers Series is co-sponsored by the Porter College George Hitchcock Poetry Fund, a Poets & Writers through the grant from the James Irvine Foundation, the Literature Department and the Creative Writing Program, Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Reading, and a Laurie Sain Creative Writing Endowment.