Jean & Bill Lane Lecture Series: Lydia Davis, Author

Lydia Davis has been called "an American virtuoso of the short story form" (Salon).Her story collection includes Varieties of Disturbance, a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She is the acclaimed translator of many avant-garde works of French Literature, including Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. Davis is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, among other honors. Davis teaches at SUNY Albany, where she is also a Fellow of the New York State Writers Institute.

When:
Monday, April 18, 2011. 8:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.0 hour(s).
Where:
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center (Map)
Audience:
Faculty/Staff
General Public
Students
Tags:
Lecture / Reading
Arts
Sponsor:
Stanford Creative Writing Program
Contact:
(650) 725-1208
mpopek@stanford.edu
Admission:

Free & Open to the Public

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