September 28 — 8 p.m. — Russell House
Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and four collections of short stories. His novel, Project X, won the 2005 Libary of Congress/Massachusetts Book Award, and his 2010 collection, Like You’d Understand, Anyway, was a finalist for the National Book Award. He has been a columnist on film for The Believer and is the recipient of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation. He teaches at Williams College.
Writing at Wesleyan presents this reading as part of The Russell House Series/Prose, Poetry, and Music. Support for this series is provided by Writing at Wesleyan, the English Department, the Center for the Arts, and the Wesleyan University Press. Thanks also goes to the Sonnenblick, Jakobson, and Kim-Frank families, Gerard Koeppel, and supporters of the Jacob Julien and Millett writing events.