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Fiction Forum: Nathan Englander

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

Nathan Englander’s short fiction has appeared in The New YorkerThe Atlantic, and numerous anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Englander is the author of the novel The Ministry of Special Cases and the story collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, which earned him a PEN/Malamud Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, Englander's play The Twenty-Seventh Man premiered at The Public Theater, and his translation of New American Haggadah (edited by Jonathan Safran Foer) was published by Little, Brown. He also co-translated Etgar Keret's Suddenly, a Knock on the Door, published by FSG. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter. Photo credit: Joshua Meier

Moderated by Helen Schulman, Fiction Chair and Professor of Writing, the Creative Writing Program, Executive Director of

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program

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General Public


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing


Writing and Literature




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