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8 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 01 2012

The event itself is always enjoyable. Benaroya Hall is a great venue for listening to lectures by award-wining novelists and poet;s alike. I am a regular audience... continued

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7 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 01 2012

The presentation was great - Jennifer Egan was very impressive with both her delivery and her knowledge - it was interesting to know how many different kinds of writing... continued

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5 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 01 2012

A delightful and thoughtful speaker. Talks a mile a minute and every sentence is packed full of information but also funny, self-deprecating and thoughtful. If you have another opportunity to hear her speak, go.

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Website

http://www.lectures.org/season/literary_arts_series.php?id=302

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Visit Jennifer Egan’s website.

Description

Jennifer Egan’s short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harpers, Granta, McSweeney’s, and other magazines. She 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.

Her nonfiction articles appear frequently in the New York Times Magazine. Her 2002 cover story on homeless children received the Carroll Kowal Journalism Award, and her most recent article, “The Bipolar Puzzle,” received a 2009 NAMI Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

About the Ticket Supplier: Seattle Arts & Lectures

In addition to presenting the foremost fiction and nonfiction writers, Seattle Arts & Lectures' events and courses illuminate arts, culture, and a world of ideas.