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11/13/2017 - 11/16/2017

Paul Murray, Visiting Distinguished Writer

Sponsored By: Department of English. Additional sponsors listed below.
Contact: Department of English Main Office, 617.373.4540, english@northeastern.edu

Join us for a week of readings, talks, and workshops with Visiting Distinguished Writer Paul Murray! Paul Murray is the author of An Evening of Long GoodbyesSkippy Dies, and The Mark and the Void.


Reading and Conversation with writer Paul Murray

Monday, November 13, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m. | Raytheon Amphitheatre


“How do I start my novel?”
A Lunch & Learn with Author Paul Murray

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:00-1:30 p.m. | Raytheon Amphitheatre


“You Can’t Be Serious: Comic Novels and Social Justice”

Thursday, November 16, 2017
2:30-4:00 p.m. | 310 Renaissance Park

 

Paul Murray studied English literature at Trinity College in Dublin and creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His first novel, An Evening of Long Goodbyes, was short-listed for the Whitbread Prize in 2003 and was nominated for the Kerry Irish Fiction Award. His second novel, Skippy Dies, was short-listed for a 2010 Costa Book Award and long-listed for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was ranked number three in Time‘s ten best books of 2010. His latest novel, The Mark and the Void, was one of Time‘s top ten best fiction books for 2015, and joint winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize in 2016.

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