Thursday, February 8, 2018 – 8 PM
School of Music Recital Hall
THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC RECITAL HALL IS NOW BOOKED TO CAPACITY, AND THE EVENT WILL BE SIMULCAST INTO THE COLLINS LECTURE HALL (ROOM 217) . RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call 336-272-0160*
WILL CALL OPENS AT 7:00PM AND ALL TICKETS NOT PICKED UP BY 7:45 WILL BE RELEASED TO THOSE ON OVERFLOW BOOKING LIST.
Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize), The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York.
Colson Whitehead’s reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications, such as the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper’s and Granta.
He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, A Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and W+riters, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for John Henry Days.
He has taught at the University of Houston, Columbia University, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, New York University, Princeton University, Wesleyan University, and been a Writer-in-Residence at Vassar College, the University of Richmond, and the University of Wyoming.
He lives in New York City.