As one of the first events of his national tour, novelist Bill Roorbach will read from his newest book, LIFE AMONG GIANTS, which will be published November 13 by Algonquin Books. The evening will include a brief talk on the making of the novel, an action-packed reading, and a chance for the audience to ask questions and make comments. The event is free and open to the public.
BILL ROORBACH is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Flannery O'Connor Prize and O. Henry Prize winner Big Bend, the romantic memoir Summers with Juliet, and most recently, Maine Prize winner Temple Stream. The 10th anniversary edition of his craft book, Writing Life Stories, is used in writing programs around the world. His short fiction has been published in Harper's, The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, and dozens of other magazines, journals, and websites. Bill was the Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of teh Holy Cross until 2009, and has visited classes and read at Assumption College with great pleasure in the past. Visit Bill at www.billroorbach.com, and enjoy his blog and videos at www.billanddavescocktailhour.com.
HumanArts events are made possible by the Office of Academic Affairs and Friends of the Arts at Assumption College.
All events are free and open to the public.