Join Algonquin editors and writers for two days of conversation and readings about the writing life and the publishing world. Editors: Kathy Pories and Shannon Ravenel; Authors: Rebecca Lee, Michael Parker, and Drew Perry Shannon Ravenel talks about Algonquin and Hollins; Reading by Michael Parker: Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:30 pm Readings by Rebecca Lee […]
Please join us Friday, September 12, at 7:00 pm for a Literary Salon with writer Lisa Gornick. Novelist Virginia Pye will interview writer Lisa Gornick about the importance of travel to her writing, including her experience visiting the Amazonian city of Iquitos Peru after having imagined it as the home of one of the characters […]
Ari Kelman, winner of the 2014 Bancroft Prize for his book, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek, and Alan Taylor, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832
Dip your stinky toe into the art of writing comic sketches! Whether you’re a writer wanting to explore a new medium or a fan of comedy wanting to know how sketch shows operate, this one-day workshop is for you.
James McBride is the author of The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother (1995). Read in colleges and high schools nationwide, it has sold more than two million copies and spent two years on the New York Times Bestseller List.