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Santagata Lecture: An Evening with Writer Karen Russell - Streamed LIVE

  • 11/3/2014 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Lecture

Santagata Lecture: An Evening with Writer Karen Russell - Streamed LIVEKaren Russell's debut novel, Swamplandia!, was chosen by The New York Times as one of the "Ten Best Books of 2011" and was long-listed for The Orange Prize.

Russell has been featured in The New Yorker's "20 Under 40" list, and was chosen as one of Granta magazine's Best Young American Novelists. In 2009, she received the "5 Under 35" award from the National Book Foundation.

In 2013 she was named a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant," the youngest of the year's 24 winners.

Note: This talk will also be live streamed on Bowdoin’s Live Webcasts page.