Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Jonathan Baumbach & Will Eno: Signing & Discussion

Wednesday, October 12th
Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College
6pm - 7:30pm

Please join us tomorrow as we welcome Jonathan Baumach and Will Eno to Brooklyn College. Baumbach directed the MFA Program in Fiction from 1973 until his retirement in 2000; he is the author of sixteen books including A Man to Conjure With, Reruns, Separate Hours B, On the Way to My Father’s Funeral, You or The Invention of Memory, and Dreams of Molly. His short stories have been widely anthologized, including in Best American Short Stories, O’Henry Prize Stories and All Our Secrets are the Same (The Best of Esquire). He is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation Fellowship. He is a former chairman of the National Society of Film Critics. In 1973, he founded Fiction Collective, with Peter Spielberg, the first national fiction writers cooperative in America. 

Will Eno is a playwright living in Brooklyn. His recent play Middletown won the first-ever Horton Foote Award and his play Thom Pain (based on nothing) was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Helen Merrill Playwriting Fellow, and a Fellow of the Edward F. Albee Foundation. His play, The Flu Season, won the Oppenheimer Award for best debut production in New York by an American playwright. His work is published by Theatre Communications Group (TCG), Playscripts, and Oberon Books, in London. Other work has also appeared in Harper’s, The Believer, and The Quarterly.

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