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Playwright Amy Herzog to Talk Craft and do Reading, March 16

As part of Hofstra’s spring 2016 Great Writers, Great Readings Series, playwright Amy Herzog, author of 4000 Miles, a recipient of the Obie Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will do a reading and signing on Wednesday, March 16, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, first floor, Axinn Library. This event is free and open to the public.

Herzog’s other plays include After the RevolutionThe Great God Pan, and Belleville (Drama Desk nomination). She is a recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, the Benjamin H. Danks Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Helen Merrill, the Joan and Joseph Cullman Award for Extraordinary Creativity, and The New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award. She has taught playwriting at Bryn Mawr and Yale.

In addition to the public forum, Herzog will also meet with Hofstra English students to discuss and field questions about writing and being a playwright.

For more information contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at (516) 463-5669.

Photo of Amy Herzog by Rachel Levy


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