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4.4 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Hattix

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 member and usually pay $50/a piece for my Patron level tickets (which includes a...continued

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Review from Kathleen Kennelly

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 that she does and seemingly with ease ! in addition to being a mother and...continued

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Review from Debra Westwood

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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Visit Jennifer Egan’s website.


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.

Pacific Northwest Ballet: <em>Director's Choice</em> <em>Hansel & Gretel</em> <em>Gypsy</em> <em>To Kill a Mockingbird</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>RENT</em>: The 20th Anniversary Tour