The 6th Annual Spring Writers' Festival -A Reading by Chris Adrian

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 @ 5:00pm

Event Info




Hilton Orrington - Hinman Auditorium

1710 Orrington Avenue





UniVerse of Poetry

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Chris Adrian will give a reading as part of the Northwestern University English Department's 6th Annual Writers' Festival.

Chris Adrian (born 1970) is an American author. Adrian's writing styles in short stories vary greatly; from modernist realism to pronounced lyrical allegory. His novels both tend toward surrealism, having mostly realistic characters experience fantastic circumstances. He has written three novels: Gob's Grief, The Children's Hospital, and The Great Night. In 2008, he published A Better Angel, a collection of short stories. His short fiction has also appeared in The Paris Review, Zoetrope, Ploughshares, McSweeney's, The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, and Story. He was one of 11 fiction writers to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2009.