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Nonfiction Forum: Dale Peck

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 510 Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Dale Peck is the author of the novels Martin and John, The Law of Enclosures, Now It's Time to Say Goodbye, Body Surfing, Shift (with Tim Kring), and The Garden of Lost and Found; the novel-cum-memoir What We Lost; the memoir Visions and Revisions; the children's novels, Drift House and The Lost Cities; the young adult novel Sprout; and a collection of literary criticism, Hatchet Jobs. A one-time columnist for Out magazine and the New York Observer, Peck's essays and fiction have appeared in the Atlantic, Bookforum, Harper's, the New Republic, the New York Times, and the Threepenny Review, among many other publications. He is a co-founder of the writers collective Mischief + Mayhem, a member of PEN and the National Book Critics Circle, and a recipient of two O. Henry Awards, one Pushcart Prize, a Stonewall Book Award, a Lambda Literary Award, and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. In 2015 he was named editor-in-chief of the legendary Evergreen Review, which will relaunch in 2016.


Sponsored by The Creative Writing Program

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Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing


Writing and Literature


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