Crace, Giardina event set for Dec. 3


Acclaimed authors Jim Crace and Anthony Giardina, who are visiting professors this fall at the University of Texas, will participate in a reading hosted by the Michener Center for Writers at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

The event will be held in the Avaya Auditoriaum, POB 2.302, on the UT campus, at the southeast corner of Speedway and 24th streets.

Crace won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for “Harvest, the National Book Critics’ Circle Fiction Award for “Being Dead” and has twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, for “Quarentine” and “Harvest.”  His archive is at U.T.’s Ransom Center.

Giardina has written five novels, including “Norumbega Park” and “White Guys.” He’s also a playwright, whose most recent work, “The City of Conversation,” premiered at the Lincoln Center in 2014.

Parking is available in the nearby UT San Jacinto Garage, and the event is free and open to the public.



Author: Charles Ealy

Charles Ealy edits and writes about books and movies for the Ausstin American-Statesman.

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