Creative Writing Lecture | Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

 
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
 
WRITING | CREATIVE WRITING LECTURE
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
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Saïd Sayrafiezadeh is the author of Brief Encounters with the Enemy, which was shortlisted for the 2014 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Fiction Prize, and the critically acclaimed memoir When Skateboards Will Be Free. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, McSweeney’s, The New York Times and The Best American Nonrequired Reading, among other publications. He is the recipient of a 2010 Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction and a 2012 fiction fellowship from the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Hunter College and New York University, where he received a 2013 Outstanding Teaching Award.

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