Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4:30pm
Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70 Klarman Hall)
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853
Writer Julie Schumacher will read from her work as part of the Spring 2018 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series.
Julie Schumacher (MFA Cornell 1986) is the author of nine books, including the national bestseller Dear Committee Members, winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor. She is the only woman to have won the Thurber Prize. Schumacher’s first novel, The Body Is Water, was an ALA Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and her essays and short stories have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Chronicle for Higher Education. Most recently, she is the author of Doodling for Academics – a Coloring and Activity Book, and of the forthcoming novel The Shakespeare Requirement. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Minnesota.
Books by Schumacher will be available for purchase at the reading thanks to Ithaca's cooperative bookstore, Buffalo Street Books.
Book signing and free, catered reception in the English Lounge (258 Goldwin Smith Hall) will follow the reading.
Next up in the Zalaznick Reading Series:
TRANS*forming Literature: a conversation with Ryka Aoki, Helen Boyd, & Ely Shipley, April 26, 4:30 pm, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium (132 Goldwin Smith Hall).
This event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English