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Conversation with the Authors Claire Messud and James Wood, On Fiction and Criticism

Poster for Write Now! Conversation with the Authors
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Claire Messud and James Wood
Write Now!

The English Department is pleased to present a new author event series titled Write Now! The inaugural event will feature novelist Claire Messud and New Yorker critic James Wood.

Lunch Provided.

This event is Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Claire Messud is a recipient of Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellowships and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Author of five previous works of fiction including her most recent novel, The Woman Upstairs, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her family. --

James Wood has been a staff writer and book critic at The New Yorker since 2007. In 2009, he won the National Magazine Award for reviews and criticism. He is also the author of a novel, "The Book Against God," and a study of technique in the novel, "How Fiction Works." He is Professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism at Harvard University. --

This series is also sponsored by So & So Books.