Picador Reading

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 20:00 to 22:00

Fiona Maazel, holder of the Picador Guest Professorship for Literature in the summer term of 2012, will read from her work at Schauspiel Leipzig/Centraltheater (Bosestr. 1; free entrance).

Fiona Maazel was born in Cleveland in 1975. She received a Master of Arts from William College in 1997 and a Master of Fine Arts from Bennington College in 2002. She is the author of the novel Last Last Chance. Maazel is the winner of the Bard Prize for 2009 and a National Book Foundation “5 under 35” honoree for 2008. Her work has appeared in Bomb, Book Forum, The Common, Conjunctions, Fence, The Mississippi Review, the New York Times Book Review, Tin House, Salon, N+1, and The Yale Review. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, and just finished work on her next novel, Woke up Lonely.

For more information on Fiona Maazel, please visit her website.

The Picador Professorship for Literature at the University of Leipzig is unique in Germany. Located at the University’s American Studies Program, it is based on a partnership between the Veranstaltungsforum der Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, the DAAD, and the University of Leipzig.

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