Nonfiction Dialogues

The Writing Program's 2016 - 17 Nonfiction Dialogues series welcomes writers James Carroll and Eula Biss to Columbia University School of the Arts.

Nonfiction Dialogues, now in its tenth season, is a student-initiated evening series in which Professor Lis Harris interviews distinguished nonfiction writers about their work and careers.
 
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Spring 2017 Events
James Carroll
 
James Carroll
Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 7 pm
Dodge Hall, Room 501
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway
 
James Carroll is the author of eleven novels and seven works of nonfiction, including the National Book Award winning An American Requiem, the New York Times bestselling Constantine’s Sword, now an acclaimed documentary, and House of War, which won the first PEN-Galbraith Award. His most recent novel is Warburg in Rome (“his most splendid work of fiction to date” –Alan Cheuse, NPR). His most recent work of nonfiction is Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age (“at once stunningly original and strangely familiar, a testament to the power of a critical, creative faith.” –Boston Globe.) more
 
 
Eula Biss
 
Eula Biss
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 pm
Dodge Hall, Room 501
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway   

Eula Biss is the author of three books: On Immunity: An Inoculation, a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle Award for nonfiction; Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays, winner of the National Book Critic Circle Award for criticism, and a collection of poetry, The Balloonists. Her work has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, an NEA Literature Fellowship, and a Jaffe Writers’ Award. She holds a B.A. in nonfiction writing from Hampshire College and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her essays have recently appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading and the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction as well as in The Believer, Gulf Coast, Denver Quarterly, Third Coast, and Harper’s. Eula Biss and John Bresland are the Chicago-based band STET Everything. more
 

 
 


 
 
 


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