Oct 9, 2019, 7:00 pm
Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front Region
VenueSalt Lake City Public Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City , UT 84111-2804
City Art is pleased to host Brian Evenson and Molly Gaudry on Wednesday, October 9th at 7pm in the Special Collections Room of the City Library.
BRIAN EVENSON is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection A Collapse of Horses (Coffee House Press 2016) and the novella The Warren (Tor.com 2016). He has also recently published Windeye (Coffee House Press 2012) and Immobility (Tor 2012), both of which were finalists for a Shirley Jackson Award. His novel Last Days won the American Library Association's award for Best Horror Novel of 2009. His novel The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press) was a finalist for an Edgar Award and an International Horror Guild Award. Other books include The Wavering Knife (which won the IHG Award for best story collection), Dark Property, and Altmann's Tongue. He has translated work by Christian Gailly, Jean Frémon, Claro, Jacques Jouet, Eric Chevillard, Antoine Volodine, Manuela Draeger, and David B. He is the recipient of three O. Henry Prizes as well as an NEA fellowship. His work has been translated into Czech, French, Italian, Greek, Hungarian, Japanese, Persian, Russia, Spanish, Slovenian, and Turkish. He lives in Los Angeles and teaches in the Critical Studies Program at CalArts.
Molly is the founder of Lit Pub and the author of We Take Me Apart, which was a finalist for the Asian American Literary Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the PEN/Osterweil. The verse novel has been taught at Brown, Wesleyan, Cornell College, Queens College, CUNY, and other creative writing programs in the US. As of Halloween 2018, its sequel Desire: A Haunting is also available. Molly is a PhD candidate and Steffensen Cannon fellow at the University of Utah. Summers, she teaches at the Yale Writers' Workshop.
This event is made possible by City Art Reading Series and Utah Humanities.