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Visiting Writers Series: Laura van den Berg
Join the Department English Visiting Writers Series for a reading and conversation with author Laura van den Berg.

If you require accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this webinar, please contact Clara Davison at davison.102@osu.edu or 614-688-1241. Requests made two weeks before an event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet all requests.

Lifelong learning opportunities like this program connect our alumni, students and friends with the artistic, social, scientific and human perspectives of our experts, showcasing the vibrant breadth and depth of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Oct 1, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Laura van den Berg
Laura van den Berg was born and raised in Florida. Her most recent collection of stories, I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, was published by FSG in July and named a “best summer read” by The New York Times, Time Magazine, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. She is the author of two previous collections, The Isle of Youth (FSG, 2013) and What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009), and the novels Find Me (FSG, 2015) and The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018). The Third Hotel was a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, an IndieNext Pick, a Powell’s Books Indispensable Pick, and named a “best book of 2018” by over a dozen publications. Laura’s honors include the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award, and the Jeannette Haien Ballard Writer’s Prize.