MFA Creative Writing Program

Interventions World Three: Lydia Davis

Please join us for two upcoming events around World Three of the "Interventions" Series, where our guest will be the internationally acclaimed writer, translator and this year's Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence at CalArts, Lydia Davis.

Tuesday, Nov 12, 7-9 pm.
Langley Hall

Wednesday, Nov 13, 8:30 pm
631 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles

Lydia Davis is the author of one novel and seven story collections. Her collection Varieties of Disturbance was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She is the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Award of Merit Medal, and was named a Chevalier of the Order of the Arts and Letters by the French government for her fiction and her translations of modern writers, including Maurice Blanchot, Michel Leiris, and Marcel Proust. She is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize.

Lydia Davis. | Photo: Theo Cote

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