Past Event

Creative Writing Lecture: Elif Batuman

February 22, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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501 Dodge Hall

Elif Batuman’s first novel, The Idiot, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and for the Women’s Prize. The sequel, Either/Or, was published in 2022. She has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 2010.

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About the Creative Writing Lectures Series

The Creative Writing Lecture Series brings distinguished writers to Columbia for original talks on craft. Recent guests have included John KeeneSarah MangusoLynne Tillman, and Carmen Maria Machado.