Raymond Carver Reading Series 2016-2017 concludes with novelist Fiona Maazel

Apr 26, 2017

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A photo of a woman with dark wavy hair twisted and piled high, wearing heavy dark hoop earrings and a blue jersey ballet-neck top; she stands in front of well-lit bookshelves.

The Raymond Carver Reading Series welcomes novelist Fiona Maazel on Wednesday, April 26. The reading starts at 5:30 p.m. in Gifford Auditorium with a Q&A beginning at 3:45. The event is free and open to the public.

Fiona Maazel is the author of the novels Last Last Chance (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008; Picador Paperback, 2009), Woke Up Lonely (Graywolf, 2013) and the just published A Little More Human (Graywolf, 2017). She is winner of the Bard Prize for Fiction and a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35″ honoree. Her work has appeared in Anthem, Bomb, Book Forum, Boston Book Review, The Common, Conjunctions, Fence, Glamour, Harper’s, The Millions, Mississippi Review, N+1, The New York Times, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, Ploughshares, Salon, Selected Shorts, This American Life, Tin House, The Village Voice and The Yale Review. She teaches at Princeton University and is the director of communications for Measures for Justice. Fiona Maazel is the Visiting Writer in the Syracuse M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing this semester.

The Raymond Carver Reading Series is supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Syracuse University Library Associates, Stephen King, the Dr. Scholl Foundation, the Lynn & David Pleet ’53 Fund for Creative Writing, the Richard Elman Visiting Writer Fund, the Friends of Creative Writing, Chris Tennyson, Jerome Cohen, Jane and Daniel Present, and the Interdisciplinary Fund for the Humanities from Leonard and Elise Elman.


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