Poetry-in-the-Round hosts acclaimed author Heidi Julavits on Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge of the University Center.
Heidi Julavits is the author, most recently, of the New York Times Notable Book "The Folded Clock: A Diary" (Doubleday, 2015). With Sheila Heti and Leanne Shapton, she edited the bestselling "Women in Clothes" (Blue Rider 2014). She is the author of four novels, among them "The Vanishers" (Doubleday, 2012), a New York Times Notable Book and winner of the PEN New England Fiction Award. Her first novel, "The Mineral Palace," was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Literary Award. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in Harper's, McSweeney's, New York Magazine, The New York Times, and other places. Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Travel Essays. Julavits is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a founding editor of the widely influential magazine The Believer.
Born and raised in Portland, Maine, Julavits is a graduate of Dartmouth University and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Columbia University. She lives in New York and is an associate professor of writing at Columbia University.
The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
About the Series:
Poetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Joyce Carol Oates, E.L. Doctorow, Nadine Gordimer, C.K. Williams, Jamaica Kincaid, Karen Russell, Ben Lerner, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Jonathan Franzen, John Ashbery, Russell Banks, Adrienne Rich, and many others. The series has worked to bring established and up-and-coming new writers to the attention of Seton Hall students and the community.