Please join us for a reading by new creative writing faculty:
Novelist SALVATORE SCIBONA
And poet TONYA FOSTER
Wednesday, September 25th at 8 pm
Russell House 350 High Street
Salvatore Scibona’s first novel, The End, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Young Lions Fiction Award from the New York Public Library. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, and he was among The New Yorker‘s list of “20 Under 40” writers to watch. He has received a Whiting Writers’ Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and he is a Visiting Writer in Wesleyan’s English Department.
Tonya Foster‘s collection of poetry, A Swarm of Bees in High Court, is coming out this fall from Belladonna/Futurepoem Books. She is also co-editor of Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art. The recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship and a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, she is an associate at the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College and a Visiting Writer in Wesleyan’s English Department.
Reception and book signing to follow the reading.
For more information, please call 860.685.3448 or visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/community/writing-events.html.