2016-2017 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
Writers at Rutgers | Lidia Yuknavitch
When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 08:00pm
Where: Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room
Category: 2016-2017 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
Lidia Yuknavitch is the acclaimed author of seven books, including The Small Backs of Children (Harpers) and The Chronology of Water (Hawthorne Books), and a TED Talk titled The Beauty of Being a Misfit. Her next book is due from Harpers early next year. She is a seasoned teacher of writing & literature, and has crafted her body-centered art-making philosophy into a groundbreaking workshop practice—Corporeal Writing. She is the recipient of the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction for the Oregon Book Awards, as well as two Reader’s Choice awards, a PNBA award, and was a finalist for the 2012 Pen Center creative nonfiction award.