November 12: Myriam Toews in Conversation

The award-winning Mennonite Canadian novelist, author of Women Talking and A Complicated Kindness, discusses her work with Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities Myriam J. A. Chancy, interim director of the Scripps College Humanities Institute. 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019. 6:00pm. Balch Auditorium, Scripps College.

December 2: Poetry Reading and Reflections with Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander is a writer, translator, and editor of several anthologies of writing from Spain and Mexico. Be With, Gander’s most recent collection, won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and was long-listed for the 2018 National Book Award. His 2011 poetry collection Core Samples from the World was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two novels, As A Friend and The Trace; the poetry collections Be WithEye Against Eye, Torn Awake, Science & Steepleflower; and the essay collection Faithful Existence: Reading, Memory & Transcendence. Gander’s essays have appeared in The Nation, The Boston Review, and the New York Times Book Review. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Howard, United States Artists, and Whiting Foundations.

Monday, December 2, 2019. 5:30 p.m. Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College. RSVP Required.


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