Live Oak Reading Series
All are welcome to join the Department of English for The Live Oak Reading.
It will be held in Moudy N 141 at 6:30 p.m. November 6, 2018, and will feature Amy Benson.
Amy Benson is the author of two books: Seven Years to Zero (forthcoming, Dzanc Books 2017), winner of the Dzanc Books Nonfiction Prize, and The Sparkling-Eyed Boy (Houghton Mifflin 2004), winner of the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize in Creative Nonfiction, sponsored by Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Currently an Assistant Professor of English at Rhodes College in Memphis, she taught most recently at Fordham University, where she was a Visiting Writer in Prose, and in the graduate and undergraduate Creative Writing Programs at Columbia University. At Columbia she directed the Undergraduate Creative Writing Major for several years and co-created and taught Columbia’s first creative writing abroad program: Paris, Then and Now.