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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Monica Youn & Joyce Carol Oates (offsite)

Literati is proud to partner with the Helen Zell Writers' Program to host poet and author Monica Youn and Joyce Carol Oates at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. 

Monica Youn is the author of two previous poetry collections, Barter and Ignatz, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. A former lawyer, she teaches at Princeton University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been several times nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the MulvaneysBlonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. Her most recent novel is A Book of American Martyrs. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

Event date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
525 S. State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Blackacre: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977504
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 6th, 2016

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A Book of American Martyrs: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062643056
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Published: Ecco - October 10th, 2017