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Cornell University Reading by Julie Schumacher

March 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


The Cornell University Department of English presents a book reading by writer Julie Schumacher as part of the Spring 2018 Barbara & David Zalaznick Creative Writing Series.

Julie Schumacher (MFA Cornell 1986) is the author of nine books, including the national bestseller Dear Committee Members, winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor. She is the only woman to have won the Thurber Prize. Schumacher’s first novel, The Body Is Water, was an ALA Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and her essays and short stories have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Chronicle for Higher Education. Most recently, she is the author of Doodling for Academics – a Coloring and Activity Book, and of the forthcoming novel The Shakespeare Requirement. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Minnesota.

Refreshments and book signing to follow in the English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall.


March 15
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Cornell Department of English


Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University
232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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