PEN/Faulkner Presents Readings by Adam Haslett & Tobias Wolff
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This year’s reading commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of Bernard Malamud.
Adam Haslett‘s debut short story collection, You Are Not a Stranger Here, was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award and won the L.L. Winship PEN/New England Award. A Guggenheim Fellow in fiction, Haslett’s work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, The Nation, Zoetrope All-story, and Best American Short Stories, 2003.
Tobias Wolff‘s works include This Boy’s Life, In Pharaoh’s Army, The Barracks Thief (winner of the 1985 PEN/Faulkner Award), In The Garden of the North American Martyrs, Back in the World, The Night in Question, and Old School, which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Wolff is the recipient of numerous other awards, including the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
About the Ticket Supplier: Folger TheatreHome to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts.
The Folger's Elizabethan Theatre, modeled after the innyard theatres popular in Shakespeare's day, hosts more than 40,000 audience members each year. It presents a full calendar of performances and programs, from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Folger Theatre productions and Folger Poetry readings to early music concerts by the Folger Consort and family activitie.
The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.