Colloquium with Gilbert King, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Date
Thu October 13th 2022, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Event Sponsor
Creative Writing Program
Location
Building 460, Margaret Jacks Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 460, Stanford, CA 94305
Terrace Room

The Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce the next event in the Lane Lecture Series: A Colloquium with Gilbert King!

Gilbert King is the writer, producer, and host of Bone Valley, a 9-part narrative podcast about murder and injustice in 1980s central Florida, from Lava For Good podcasts. He is the author of three books, most recently, Beneath a Ruthless Sun. His previous book, Devil in the Grove was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2013. A New York Times bestseller, the book was also named runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. King has written about race, civil rights, and the death penalty for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic, and he was a 2019-2020 fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars at the New York Public Library. King's earlier book, The Execution of Willie Francis, was published in 2008. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.