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Great Writers, Great Readings Presents Emily St. John Mandel (“Station Eleven”)

Emily St. John Mandel

Hofstra’s annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series continues wraps up the fall with author Emily St. John Mandel on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 7  p.m. Location is the Guthart Theater, first floor, Axinn Library, South Campus. 

Mandel is the author of four novels, most recently Station Eleven, a finalist for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and winner of the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Set in the present day and in a post-apocalyptic North America, the story is what Mandel herself calls “a love letter to this extraordinary world in which we live.” Mandel is a thoughtful and poised speaker, drawing audiences in with her lectures on her writing craft and her bestselling novels.

Great Writers, Great Readings is sponsored by the English Department and the MFA in Creative Writing Program. Events are free and open to the public.

The spring 2016 lineup for Great Writers, Great Readings includes poet Laurie Scheck (February 22), playwright Amy Herzog (March 16), and author Dani Shapiro (April 11).

Photo of Emily St. John Mandel by Dese’Rae L. Stage

 

 

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