New Voices in Nonfiction: Reading by Mary Norris & Katie Bellamy Mitchell
|When||May 10, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Where||Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801|
|Contact Information||Committee on Creative Writing|
|Description||Norris selects a student from anonymous submissions to read alongside her. |
MARY NORRIS is a writer and editor who lives in New York City and Rockaway Beach. She is from Cleveland, Ohio, and was educated at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and earned a Master of Arts in English and American literature from the University of Vermont. She was on the editorial staff of The New Yorker for thirty-eight years, and her writing has appeared in that magazine and on its website, among other places. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen” (2015, W. W. Norton), which was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor (2016). Her videos about language, made by The New Yorker and titled “Comma Queen,” is available on YouTube. She is currently at work on a book about Greek and Greece, covering both the modern and the ancient language as well as culture, mythology, and travel.
KATIE BELLAMY MITCHELL grew up in Old Town, Alexandria, VA. She is currently a PhD student in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where she is currently researching the literary and political history of apologies and apologetic forms. She was the recipient of a fellowship from the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, and her poetry and essays have appeared in SixByEight Press, Gulf Coast, and Prodigal.
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