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Fall 2016 Case Writer: Stuart DybekStuart Dybek

The Fred Ewing Case and Lola Austin Case Writer-in-Residence program presents: Stuart Dybek

Reading: Wednesday, October 12, 5pm, Sherman Hall, 3rd Floor Auditorium

Stuart Dybek is author of three books of fiction: "I Sailed With Magellan," "The Coast of Chicago," and "Childhood and Other Neighborhoods." Both "I Sailed With Magellan" and "The Coast of Chicago" were New York Times Notable Books, and "The Coast of Chicago" was a One Book One Chicago selection. Dybek has also published two collections of poetry, "Streets in Their Own Ink" and "Brass Knuckles." His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Atlantic, Poetry, Tin House, and many other magazines, and have been widely anthologized, including work in both Best American Fiction and Best American Poetry. Among Dybek's numerous awards are a PEN/Malamud Prize "for distinguished achievement in the short story," a Lannan Award, a Whiting Writers Award, an award from the Academy of Arts and Letters, several O. Henry prizes, and fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 2007, Dybek was awarded the John D. and Catherine MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.

Here's a link to his advertisement: Stuart Dybek, Fall 2016

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