R282. Jennifer Egan, Karen Joy Fowler, and Hannah Tinti: A Reading and Conversation, Sponsored by Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau

Ballroom A, Washington Convention Center, Level Three
Thursday, February 9, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm

 

This event will bring together three engaging contemporary female writers to read and discuss their craft. Jennifer Egan is the author of five books, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning novel A Visit From the Goon Squad. Karen Joy Fowler is the author of nine books, including We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award. Hannah Tinti is the author of three books, including The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, which will be published in 2017.

Moderator:

Ron Charles is the editor of Book World at The Washington Post, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, and an NBCC board member. Before moving to DC, he edited the books section of The Christian Science Monitor in Boston.

Jennifer Egan is the author of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad. She has written four other critically acclaimed books and her nonfiction appears frequently in the New York Times Magazine. Egan is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library.

Karen Joy Fowler has written literary, contemporary, historical, and science fiction. Her novels include Sarah Canary and The Jane Austen Book Club and most recently, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, which won the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2014.

Hannah Tinti is the author of the bestselling novel The Good Thief, which won The Center for Fiction's first novel prize, and the story collection Animal Crackers, a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, will be published in March 2017. She teaches creative writing at New York University’s MFA program and co-founded the Sirenland Writers Conference. Tinti is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of One Story magazine, which won the AWP Small Press Publisher Award in 2014.
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March 7–10, 2018
Tampa, FL

Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside