2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Belinda McKeon and Mark Doty
When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 08:00pm
Where: Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue
Category: 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
BELINDA MCKEON's debut novel Solace won the 2011 Faber Prize and was voted Irish Book of the Year, as well as being shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Her second novel, Tender, was published by Picador in June 2015, and will be published in the US by Lee Boudreaux Books in February 2016.
Her essays and journalism have appeared in the New York Times, the Paris Review, the Guardian, A Public Space and elsewhere.
She lives in Brooklyn and is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Creative Writing at Rutgers University.
MARK DOTY is the author of nine books of poetry, including Deep Lane (April 2015), Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the 2008 National Book Award, and My Alexandria, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the T.S. Eliot Prize in the UK. He is also the author of three memoirs: the New York Times-bestselling Dog Years, Firebird, and Heaven's Coast, as well as a book about craft and criticism, The Art of Description: World Into Word. Doty has received two NEA fellowships, Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, a Lila Wallace/Readers Digest Award, and the Witter Byner Prize.