Visiting Fiction Writer
Thursday, October 22 – 6 p.m.
A Reading & Conversation with Liz Moore
Alex Gilvarry is the author of the novels From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant and Eastman Was Here. He was named a “5 Under 35” honoree by the National Book Foundation, has been the recipient of a New York City Book Award, and has been nominated for the PEN Open Book Award. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Nation, The Boston Globe, NPR’s All Things Considered, and many other publications. He is an Associate Professor at Monmouth University, where he directs the MFA program in creative writing.
The Poets & Writers Series is sponsored by the Temple University MFA Program in Creative Writing, with the assistance of the Richard Moyer Fund and the Department of English. Each year a number of poets and fiction writers are invited to read from and discuss their work to members of both the Temple community and the local Philadelphia arts scene. All events are free and open to the public.