F236. A Reading and Conversation with Geoff Dyer, Leslie Jamison, and Maggie Nelson, Sponsored by Graywolf Press

Concourse Hall, LA Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level One
Friday, April 1, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


Join three remarkable writers whose works challenge and invigorate new nonfiction with wit, empathy, intelligence, and style. Geoff Dyer received the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism for Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. Leslie Jamison is the author of the essay collection The Empathy Exams, a New York Times best seller. Maggie Nelson is the award-winning author of the innovative works The Argonauts and The Red Parts. Introduced by Graywolf publisher Fiona McCrae.



Fiona McCrae has been the director and publisher of Graywolf Press since 1994.

Geoff Dyer's many books include But Beautiful, Out of Sheer Rage, Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, and Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. His books have been translated into twenty-four languages.

Leslie Jamison is the author of the New York Times bestselling essay collection The Empathy Exams. Her first novel, The Gin Closet, was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times First Fiction Prize. She is a regular columnist for The New York Times Book Review.

Maggie Nelson is the author of nine acclaimed books of nonfiction and poetry, including The Argonauts, The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, Bluets, Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions, The Red Parts, and Jane: A Murder.


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

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