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Nonfiction Forum: Mira Jacob

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, Room UL105, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Mira Jacob is the author and illustrator of Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations. Her critically acclaimed novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, was a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers pick, shortlisted for India’s Tata First Literature Award, and longlisted for the Brooklyn Literary Eagles Prize. It was named one of the best books of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews, the Boston Globe, Goodreads, Bustle, and The Millions.

Her writing and drawings have appeared in The New York Times, Electric Literature, Tin House, Literary Hub, Guernica, Vogue, the Telegraph,  and Buzzfeed,  and she has a drawn column on Shondaland.  She currently teaches at The New School, and she is a founding faculty member of the MFA Program at Randolph College.

Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, Creative Writing Program Director. Fiction Faculty. 

Presented by the Creative Writing Program at the Schools of Public Engagement.

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Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions

Audience

General Public

School

Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program

Topic

Writing

Cost

Free

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