Writers at Rutgers Reading Series | Garth Greenwell
When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 08:00pm
Where: Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room
Category: 2019-2020 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
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Garth Greenwell is the writer of the forthcoming Cleanness, which will be published in January 2020 by FSG. Greenwell’s first novel, What Belongs to You (FSG, 2016), won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a finalist for six other awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, it was named a Best Book of 2016 by over fifty publications in nine countries, was praised as “the great gay novel for our time” by The New Republic, and is being translated into a dozen languages. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and VICE. Greenwell holds graduate degrees from Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Iowa Writers Workshop. A native of Kentucky, Greenwell taught high school in Bulgaria for four years before returning to the States.