Creative Writing Reading Series: David Lazar and Mickey Hess

Tuesday, February 20 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Stage Two 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Columbia College Chicago presents the Spring 2018 Creative Writing Reading Series. This reading begins with Creative Non-Fiction MFA candidate Negesti Kaudo and ends with a Q&A session. Selected titles will be available for sale.

David Lazar’s latest book is I’ll Be Your Mirror: Essays and Aphorisms (University of Nebraska Press). He is founding editor of the literary magazine Hotel Amerika, now in its seventeenth year, and series editor, with Patrick Madden, of 21st Century Essays, at Ohio State University Press. Lazar is a winner of a Guggenheim Award and teaches nonfiction at Columbia College Chicago where he is professor of Creative Writing.

Mickey Hess is the author of Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory, The Nostalgia Echo, Is Hip Hop Dead?, and co-author, with Buddha Monk, of The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard (HarperCollins, 2015). He is professor of English at Rider University in New Jersey.

 

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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 embrace 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.

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Performance, Reading

Departments

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Creative Writing

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http://www.colum.edu/readingseries

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Free and open to the public

Contact Name

Najm Haq

Contact Email

najm.haq@loop.colum.edu

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