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Bard College Berlin Presents
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Angela Flournoy: Reading and Conversation

Bard College Berlin Reading Room (Library), Kuckhoffstr. 41, 13156 Berlin
Acclaimed author Angela Flournoy will give a reading of her work on October 23, 4:00-5:30pm, in the Library Reading Room. Her reading will be followed by an informal discussion and Q&A, moderated by BCB creative writing instructor Rebecca Rukeyser

Angela Flournoy is the author of The Turner House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times notable book of the year. The novel was also a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and an NAACP Image Award. She is a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree for 2015. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New York TimesThe NationThe Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere.

A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Flournoy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. She has taught at the University of Iowa, The New School, Columbia University, Princeton University and the University of California at Los Angeles.

Flournoy was the 2016-17 Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellow at the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. She was awarded a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and is currently a Mary Ellen von der Heyden fellow in fiction at the American Academy in Berlin.

Image credit: John P Midgley

Date & time: Wednesday, October 23, from 4:00pm
Venue: Bard College Berlin Reading Room (Library)
Kuckhoffstr. 41, 13156 Berlin
Admission free

Contact information:  communications@berlin.bard.edu

Location: Bard College Berlin Reading Room (Library), Kuckhoffstr. 41, 13156 Berlin

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