Upcoming Events

Below is a list of our upcoming events. By clicking on the event you can see a list of the authors scheduled to participate.

David Small

Thursday, September 17, 2015
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance)

David Small has illustrated over 50 picture books, six of them of his own writing, including the Evergreen Classic Imogene’s Antlers. His many awards and honors include the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors. His graphic memoir Stitches was a National Book Award Finalist. He and his wife, the writer Sarah Stewart, live in an historic home on the bend of a river in southwest rural Michigan.

Hari Kunzru

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance)

Born in London, Hari Kunzru is the author of the novels The Impressionist (2002), Transmission (2004), My Revolutions (2007) and Gods Without Men (2011) as well as a short story collection, Noise (2006) and a novella, Memory Palace (2013). In 2003 Granta named him one of its twenty best young British novelists. 
His short stories and essays have appeared in diverse publications including The New York TimesNew  YorkerGuardianLondon Review of BooksGrantaBook Forum and Frieze. He was a 2008 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library and a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. He lives in New York City.

Kelly Link

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley Entrance)

Kelly Link is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and Get in Trouble. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies, including multiple volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and, for young adults, Steampunk! and Monstrous Affections. She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press and co-edits the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet.

Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Joyelle McSweeney

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley Entrance)

Joyelle McSweeney is a poet, prose writer, playwright, critic and publisher.  Author of six books of poetry and prose (Salamandrine8 GothicsPercussion GrenadeFletNylundThe Sarcographer,Commandrine, and The Red Bird), she is also the co-founder and co-editor, with Johannes Göranson, of Action Books, an international press for poetry and translation.  She is, in addition, the author of a critical book, The Necropastoral:  Poetry, Media, Occults, and of a play, Dead Youth, or, The Leaks, winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Prize for Innovative Women Playwrights.   McSweeney is currently director of MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame; she has previously taught in the MFA Program at the University of Alabama and was a Visiting Associate Professor of Poetry at the Iowa Writers Workshop.