Literary Reading: Alexander Chee

March 26, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Alexander Chee

Named a Best Book of 2018 by New York Magazine, The Washington Post, NPR, and Time Magazine, among others, Alexander Chee’s essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel explores how we form our identities in life and in art. “These essays feel like a life's wisdom, salvaged from a great fire,” Ocean Vuong has said. “This book makes me feel possible.” As a novelist, Chee is the author of Edinburgh and Queen of the Night, and has been described as “masterful” by Roxane Gay and “incendiary” by The New York Times. He is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.

The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by refreshments.

Contact Info

Catherine Newman
(413) 542-8200
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