Events Categorized: Visiting Writers

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Cabell First Novelist Award

Cabell First Novelist Award Jade Chang (The Wangs vs. The World) November 16, 2016 – 7PM VCU Cabell Library Jade Chang is the winner of the 2017 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for her novel, The Wangs vs. The World. Chang has covered arts and culture as a journalist and editor. She is the recipient…

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VCU Visiting Writers Series: Junot Diaz

Humanities Research Center Speaker Junot Díaz September 12, 2016 – 6PM VCU Cabell Library Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Drown, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and This Is…

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VCU Visiting Writers – Ru Freeman & LeAnne Howe

VCU Visiting Writers:  Ru Freeman (On Sal Mal Lane) & LeAnne Howe (Choctalking on Other Realities) ​Ru Freeman‘s creative and political writing has appeared internationally. She is the author of the novels A Disobedient Girl  and On Sal Mal Lane,  aNew York Times Editor’s Choice Book. Both novels have been translated into several languages including Italian, French, Hebrew, and Chinese. She is…

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VCU Visiting Writers Series – Sonja Livingston & Scott Russell Sanders

VCU Visiting Writers  Sonja Livingston (Ladies Night at the Dreamland) & Scott Russell Sanders (Dancing in Dreamtime) 23 Feb 2017   7pm   VCU Cabell Library ​Sonja Livingston‘s latest book, Ladies Night at the Dreamland, has been called “a literary search and rescue” that combines imagination and research to conjure the lives of extraordinary and often overlooked historical women. She’s the author of the award-winning memoirs Queen of…

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