Aspiring fiction writers, mark your calendars! Several exciting events featuring novelists talking about craft are coming soon, and most are free. Jenny Offill, author of 2014's acclaimed Dept. of Speculation
, will be on campus in a couple of weeks as part of Columbia SOA's Creative Writing Lecture Series
. And, James Hannaham, whose 2015 Delicious Foods received critical acclaim, will speak tomorrow evening on the east side at The Center for Fiction
. Follow the links for information on still other events that follow at these venues.
Also, to inspire your own writing efforts, you may want to read about fellow alumni Emma Cline
, who received a huge advance for her novel. The Girls
, coming out in June.