Columbia College Chicago

Creative Writing Reading Series: Ross Gay and Thalia Field

Columbia College Chicago's Creative Writing Department presents the Fall 2016 Reading Series. This reading opens with graduate fiction student Courtney Zellars and closes with a Q&A session with the audience. Selected titles will be available for sale. 

Ross Gay is the author of Against Which, Bringing the Shovel Down, and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, which was a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award. He also serves as an editor at Some Call it Ballin’, Q Avenue and Ledge Mule Press.

Thalia Field writes books that confront the narrative implications of history, science, and animal studies. Her latest hybrid fiction is Experimental Animals, published by Solid Objects.

Books available: Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude (Gay); Bird Lovers, Backyard and Experimental Animals (Field)


About the Creative Writing Reading Series
The Columbia College Chicago Reading Series is committed to curating critically engaged contemporary works that challenge traditional discourse and embraces culturally relevant, diverse voices. The college’s unique connection to the vibrant cultural and educational district in the South Loop also sets the stage for some of the most fascinating, inspiring and influential conversations on the literary arts.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm

Stage Two, 2nd Floor
618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Event Type

Performance, Reading


School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Creative Writing





Free and open to the public

Contact Name

Najm Haq

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