Past Event

Creative Writing Lecture: R. O. Kwon

December 6, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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501 Dodge Hall

R. O. Kwon is the author of the nationally bestselling novel The Incendiaries, which was translated into seven languages, named a best book of the year by over forty publications, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award. With Garth Greenwell, Kwon coedited the bestselling Kink, a New York Times Notable Book and the recipient of the inaugural Joy Award. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and elsewhere. Kwon’s next novel Exhibit is forthcoming in the spring of 2024.


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.