Friday, April 3, 2009

Writers in Conversation: Jonathan Safran Foer Interviews Zadie Smith

We've mentioned the numerous events always taking place at NYU. You could probably fill every night of the week with a great NYU event, and we encourage you to do just that! Here's an upcoming event not to miss!

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Writers in Conversation

Jonathan Safran Foer Interviews Zadie Smith
Acclaimed British writer Zadie Smith's first book, White Teeth, won a number of awards, including the Guardian First Book Award and the Whitbread First Novel Award. Smith's second novel, The Autograph Man, won the 2003 Jewish Quarterly Literary Prize for Fiction. On Beauty was published in 2005, and won the 2006 Orange Prize for Fiction.

Jonathan Safran Foer is the best-selling author of Everything Is Illuminated, which won numerous awards, including the Koret Award for best work of Jewish fiction of the decade, and, like White Teeth, the Guardian First Book Award. His second novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, was a finalist for the IMPAC Prize. Foer joined the NYU Creative Writing Program faculty in 2008, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Date: Thursday, April 30th, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

Details about this event and numerous others coming out of The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House can be found here.

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