Join the FDU Creative Writing Program as they welcome NY Times bestselling author, D.T. Max as he reads from his latest book “Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace.” The book reading and signing will take place on Tuesday, April 8th at 2pm in the Orangerie of the Monninger Center.
Thursday, March 27, 2014; 4pm in the Orangerie,
Monninger Center on the Florham Campus
Hosted by David Grand (FDU Creative writing faculty) and Wesley Stace (WAMFEST Master of Ceremonies)
Reading and Book Launch: David Grand’s third novel, Mount Terminus
A dark, majestic novel about art, family, overwhelming love, and the birth of Los Angeles, was published by Farrar Strauss Giroux in March 2014. Grand’s first novel, “Louse” (1998), was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. David Grand teaches workshops in fiction writing and the course “Reading as Writers”, as well as supervises Senior Writing Projects.
Wesley Stace: Stace’s fourth novel, “Wonder-Kid” was published by Overlook Books in February, 2014. Wesley Stace has been Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Visiting Writer and he is currently the Artist-in-Residence. As John Wesley Harding, he’s made seventeen critically-aclaimed albums. As Wesley Stace, he’s the author of three critically-acclaimed novels, reviews for The New York Times and The (London) Times Literary Supplement, and many other amazing things.
NJ 350 @ your Library
In observance of NJ’s 350th anniversary
New Jersey Writers Panel
Did you know that New Jersey has either produced or nurtured famous writers like Allen Ginsberg, Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, Robert Pinsky, and the ‘Bard of Newark’, Phillip Roth? Plan to join us at a panel discussion of three of New Jersey’s greats.
“Introduction to N.J. Writers” – Dr. Paula Mayhew, University College
“Philip Roth’s Portnoy’s Complaint: An Early Review” – Dr. Lois Gordon, University College
"Allen Ginsberg" – Dr. Daniel Grassian, University College
“’Dear Bo’ – The Letters of William Carlos Williams to his Brother” – Dr. Ellen Spaldo, University College
Wednesday, March 26th, @ 2:00 PM
Ruth Schwartz Reading Room/Periodicals Department