Columbia College Chicago

Spring 2019 Creative Writing Reading Series: Boris Fishman & Parneshia Jones

Columbia College Chicago presents the Spring 2019 Creative Writing Reading Series. This reading will begin with a student reader and end with a Q&A session. Selected titles will be available for sale.

Boris Fishman is the author of Savage Feast, a family history told through recipes, and the novels A Replacement Life and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, both of which were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. He is the winner of a VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the American Library Association’s Sophie Brody Medal. Fishman lives in New York City and teaches in Princeton University’s Creative Writing Program.

Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), winner of the Midwest Book Award. Jones has been honored with numerous awards including the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award and currently holds positions as Sales and Community Outreach Manager and Poetry Editor at Northwestern University Press.

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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.

Tuesday, March 5 at 5:30pm

Stage Two
618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Event Type

Performance, Reading

Departments

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Creative Writing

Cost

free and open to public

Contact Name

Najm Haq

Contact Email

nhaq@colum.edu

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