Get to Know Deirdre Madden!

Deirdre Madden

For those of you who aren’t as familiar with this year’s opening writer as you should be, check out this interview in The Guardian. Starting with an overview of Madden’s work, this article discusses the novelist’s literary beginnings as well as the complex political contexts of her work. Madden will give a public reading on Friday, October 10 at 7PM at Concordia University (Room H-767, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor)




Writers Read at Concordia is pleased to present bestselling fiction author Francine Prose for a public reading on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7PM in room 767 of the Henry F. Hall Building (H-767) at Concordia University (1455 De Maisonneuve W. Blvd.).

Francine Prose is the author of seventeen works of fiction. Her novel A Changed Man won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like A Writer. The recipient of numerous grants and honors, including a Guggenheim and a Fulbright, a Director’s Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, Francine Prose is a former president of PEN American Center, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in New York City.

FRANCINE PROSE: Big Think Interview

In 2010, Francine Prose published Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife. In this extensive interview, Prose describes her fascinating encounter with Anne Frank’s diaries. Francine Prose will be joining us at Writers Read Concordia on Friday, March 28th at 7PM (Henry F. Hall Building, H-767). (Click image below to be taken to interview).

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