All events will take place in the Aula Magna Regina, Guarini Campus, via della Lungara 233 (Trastevere), unless otherwise indicated.
Institute for Creative Writing Faculty Reading
May 23, 6 pm - Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Faculty Reading, Secchia Terrace
May 30, 6pm - Matthew Kneale's Rome: A History in Seven Sackings, Secchia Terrace
To date Matthew Kneale has published 5 novels, 2 non-fiction history books and a volume of short stories. His novel ‘English Passengers’ was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His latest book is a non-fictional account of his adopted home: ‘Rome: a History in Seven Sackings.’
June 6, 6pm - Reading by Joanna Klink, Aula Magna
Joanna Klink's collections of poetry include They Are Sleeping (2000), Circadian (2007), Raptus (2010) and Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (2015). Her work has been included in numerous anthologies, most recently Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now (2017) and The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry (2011).
2018 Writer in Residence
June 12, 6pm - Craft talk by Writer in Residence Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Aula Magna
June 18, 6pm - Reading by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Aula Magna
Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel WENCH. O, The Oprah Magazine chose it as a Top Ten Pick of the Month, and NPR named it a top 5 book club pick of 2010.
Institute for Creative Writing Student Reading
June 20, 6pm - Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Student Reading, Secchia Terrace