Next Up: Celebrated Author, Brian Evenson!

Brian Evenson is coming to SDSU to lead a generative workshop and an engaging reading. The workshop will focus on the “Art of of Fiction” and will be held on Sunday, April 10th at 2 p.m. For more information on this workshop, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com. This workshop will likely fill up fast; secure your spot today!

Evenson will read from his collected works on Monday, April 11th at 7 p.m. in Scripps Cottage. This event is free and open to the public!

BRIAN EVENSON is the author of ten books of fiction, most recently the limited edition novellaBaby Leg, published by New York Tyrant Press in 2009. In 2009 he also published the novel Last Days (which won the American Library Association’s award for Best Horror Novel of 2009) and the story collection Fugue State, both of which were on Time Out New York’s top books of 2009. His novel The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press) was a finalist for an Edgar Award and an IHG Award. His work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Slovenian. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island, where he directs Brown University’s Literary Arts Program. Other books include The Wavering Knife (which won the IHG Award for best story collection), Dark Property, and Altmann’s Tongue. He has translated work by Christian Gailly, Jean Frémon, Claro, Jacques Jouet, Eric Chevillard, Antoine Volodine, and others. He is the recipient of three O. Henry Prizes as well as an NEA fellowship.

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