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May  09

Ron Carlson Colloquium

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Date: Wednesday, May 9th
Time: 11:00am
Location: Terrace Room, Building 460, Margaret Jacks Hall

Ron Carlson’s most recent novel is Return to Oakpine. His short stories have appeared in EsquireHarpersThe New YorkerThe Atlantic Monthly, and other journals, as well as The Best American Short StoriesThe O’Henry Prize Series, The Pushcart Prize AnthologyThe Norton Anthology of Short Fiction and other anthologies; they have been performed on National Public Radio’s “This American Life” and “Selected Shorts.” Ron Carlson Writes a Story, his book on writing is taught widely. He is the author of two books of poems, Room Service and The Blue Box. He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Cohen Prize at Ploughshares, the McGinnis Award at the Iowa Review, the Aspen Literary Award; and his novel Five Skies was One Book Rhode Island in 2009. Mr. Carlson teaches fiction at the University of California, Irvine.