Begins July 9, 2020
Garth Greenwell | Henry James, The Turn of the Screw
is the author of the books What Belongs to You
, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year and was longlisted for the National Book Award; and Cleanness
(both FSG), which was named an IndieNext Selection and a New York Times Book Review
Editors’ Choice. He is the recipient of a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Begins July 23
Elizabeth McCracken | Annie Dillard, The Maytrees
is the author of six books, most recently Bowlaway
(Ecco). She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Liguria Study Center, the American Academy in Berlin, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her collection Thunderstruck & Other Stories
won the 2015 Story Prize.
Online, Zoom •
Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:30 p.m. EST
Join us for a virtual discussion of War and Peace
with Yiyun Li.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
7:30 p.m. EST
This event is free and open to all. Registration is required, and you can register here
. Details for accessing the online event will be sent via email.
Begins August 6, 2020
Ilya Kaminsky | Wislawa Szymborska, Map
is the author of the poetry collections Dancing in Odessa
(Tupelo) and Deaf Republic
(Graywolf), which was a finalist for the National Book Award; and the editor, with Susan Harris, of the Ecco Anthology of International Poetry
. His honors include a Whiting Award and a Lannan Literary Fellowship.
Begins August 20, 2020
Elliott Holt | Mavis Gallant, Green Water, Green Sky
is the author of the novel You Are One of Them
(Penguin), a New York Times Book Review
Editors' Choice and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award. Her essays, book reviews, and short stories have appeared in the New York Times
, Virginia Quarterly Review
, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, as well as fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and has lived in Moscow, London, Amsterdam, Paris, and New York.
Begins September 3, 2020
Ed Park | Charles Portis, True Grit
is the author of the novel Personal Days
(Random House) and is a founding editor of the Believer
Begins September 17. 2020
Carl Phillips | James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room
is the author of fifteen books of poems, most recently Pale Colors in a Tall Field
(FSG). He teaches at Washington University in Saint Louis.