Creative Writing Lectures: Jim Shepard
Thursday, September 22, 7 pm
501 Dodge Hall
Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and four story collections. His third collection, Like You’d Understand, Anyway, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Story Prize in 2007. His writing has appeared in Esquire, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Believer, Playboy, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others. Four of his stories have been chosen for The Best American Short Stories series, and he has won a Pushcart prize. He lives in Williamstown, MA, where he teaches creative writing and film at Williams College. His most recent book is You Think That’s Bad (Knopf, 2011).