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Talking in the Library with Christopher Castellani

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RWU’s Talking in the Library lecture series presents Christopher Castellani, author and artistic director of GrubStreet, one of the nation’s leading creative writing centers, on October 16, 2019 at 4:30 pm in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center.

Christopher is on the faculty and academic board of the Warren Wilson MFA program and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and is the author of several critically acclaimed novels including:

  • A Kiss from Maddalena (Algonquin Books, 2003)—winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in 2004
  • The Saint of Lost Things (Algonquin, 2005), a BookSense (IndieBound) Notable Book
  • All This Talk of Love (Algonquin, 2013), a New York Times Editors’ Choice and finalist for the Ferro-Grumley Literary Award

Castellani will be reading from and discussing his latest novel, Leading Men, a novel about Tennessee Williams and his lover Frank Merlo, which the New York Times called “blazing” and an “alert, serious, sweeping novel."

For more information about Christopher, visit our LibGuide.

Date: October 16, 2019

Time: 4:30PM

Place: Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library









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