Spring Writers' Festival: A Reading by Jane Brox

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 5:00pm

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Hilton Orrington - Hinman Auditorium

1710 Orrington Avenue

Evanston, 

IL 

60201

Presenter

UniVerse of Poetry

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

Jane Brox will be giving a reading as the Creative Nonfiction Writer in Residence at this year's 5th Annual Spring Writers' Festival at Northwestern University

She is the author of three previous books: Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm; Five Thousand Days Like This One, which was a 1999 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction; and Here and Nowhere Else, which won the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award. She has received the New England Book Award for nonfiction, and her essays have appeared in many anthologies including Best American Essays, The Norton Book of Nature Writing, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has been awarded grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.