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Nov  02

Keith Scribner

Event Details:

A Reading by Keith Scribner

Date: Wednesday, 11/2/11

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Terrace Room, 4th Floor, Margaret Jacks Hall (Click here for map)

Author Bio:

Keith Scribner’s third novel The Oregon Experiment was released by Alfred A. Knopf (Random House) in June 2011. His two previous novels, published by Riverhead Books (Penguin), are The GoodLife and Miracle GirlThe GoodLife appears in translation, was selected for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers series, and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Daily Beast, TriQuarterlyAmerican Short FictionQuarterly WestThe North Atlantic Review, the San Jose Mercury News, theBaltimore Sun, and the anthologies Flash Fiction Forward (W.W. Norton) and Sudden Stories: The MAMMOTH Book of Miniscule Fiction. He received both Pushcart and O’Henry Prize Honorable Mentions for his short story, “Paradise in a Cup” (TriQuarterly, #121).

Scribner received his BA from Vassar College and MFA from the University of Montana. He was awarded Wallace Stegner and John L’Heureux Fellowships in Fiction at Stanford University, where he went on to teach in the Creative Writing Program as a Jones Lecturer. He currently lives in Oregon with his wife, the poet Jennifer Richter, and their children. He teaches in Oregon State University’s MFA program and is a fellow at OSU’s Center for the Humanities.