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Sep  30

Ron Carlson Reading

Credit Tracy Hall

 A Reading with Ron Carlson

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, September 30

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Click for map)

Bio: Ron Carlson’s newest novel is Return to Oakpine. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Harpers, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and other journals, as well as The Best American Short Stories, The O’Henry Prize Series, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The 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 is the Director of the Graduate Program in Fiction at the University of California, Irvine.