English and Creative Writing Department Spring 2019 Reading Series: Boris Fishman and Parneshia Jones

The English and Creative Writing Department Spring Reading Series continues with readings from authors Boris Fishman and Parneshia Jones.

The English and Creative Writing Department Spring Reading Series will continue with an evening with featured authors Boris Fishman and Parneshia Jones. MFA student Andrew Krzak will open the event. Now in its fourth year, the Creative Writing Reading Series “sets the stage for some of the most fascinating, inspiring, and influential conversations on the literary arts.”

Boris Fishman is the author of Savage Feast, a family history told through recipes, and the novels A Replacement Life and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, both of which were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. He is the winner of a VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the American Library Association’s Sophie Brody Medal. Fishman lives in New York City and teaches in Princeton University’s Creative Writing Program.

Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), winner of the Midwest Book Award. Jones has been honored with numerous awards, including the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award, and currently holds positions as Sales and Community Outreach Manager and Poetry Editor at Northwestern University Press.

All Creative Writing Reading Series events are free and open to the public. A full lineup of featured readers can be found here.

English and Creative Writing Spring 2019 Reading Series: Boris Fishman & Parneshia Jones
Tuesday, March 5
5:30 p.m. 
Stage Two
618 S. Michigan Ave.