S310. Peter Ho Davies, Joyce Carol Oates, and Roxana Robinson: A Reading and Conversation, Sponsored by the Author's Guild, Ecco, and Kundiman

Concourse Hall, LA Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level One
Saturday, April 2, 2016
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

 

Peter Ho Davies is the author of the novel The Welsh Girl, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and two story collections, The Ugliest House in the World and Equal Love. Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including We Were the Mulvaneys; Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award; and the New York Times bestseller The Accursed. Roxana Robinson is the author of Sparta, four earlier novels including Cost, three story collections, and the biography Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life. Four of these were New York Times notable books. Robinson has received fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Guggenheim Foundation, and is President of the Authors Guild.

Peter Ho Davies is the author of the novel The Welsh Girl, and the story collections The Ugliest House in the World and Equal Love. His work has appeared in Harper's, the Atlantic, Granta, and The Paris Review, and has been selected for Prize Stories: The O. Henry Award and Best American Short Stories.

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle’s Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including We Were the Mulvaneys; Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award; and The New York Times bestseller The Accursed. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

Roxana Robinson has written nine books. Her novel Sparta won the James Webb and MWPA Fiction Awards and was a Dublin Impac finalist. Robinson's work has appeared in the Atlantic, the New YorkerHarper's, and elsewhere. She is an NEA and Guggenheim Fellow, and president of the Authors Guild.

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