GLCA Prize Winner Speaks at Denison University
Date of Event: October 30, 2008
Posted: November 3, 2008
The Beck Lecture Series welcomes Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) Creative Nonfiction Prize winner Ander Monson to read from his most recent work at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Barney-Davis Hall Board Room (200 West Loop). This event is free and open to the public.
Author of the novel “Other Electricities” and the poetry collection “Vacationland,” Monson is also the editor of New Michigan Press and of the literary magazine “DIAGRAM.” In 2008, his nonfiction book “Neck and Other Predicaments: Essays,” won the GLCA New Writers Award. He is also a 2007 Christopher Isherwood Foundation Fellow.
Gordon C. Beck established the Beck Lecture Series in 1962 to honor the memory if his wife, Harriet Ewens Beck, member of the Denison class of 1910. The series brings established writers to the Denison campus. Beck held a lifelong interest in creative writing.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Beck Lecture Series hosts speaker Ander Monson at 8 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 30, in the Barney-Davis Hall Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information contact 740-587-6331.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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