Topic: novelist

Professors Colin Channer (top) and John Cayley (bottom) read their poetry and prose at the Writers on Writing Reading Series last Thursday evening in the McCormack Theater.

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Professors of Literary Arts perform original works at department event

March 5, 2019 0 comments

As the lights dimmed and one sole spotlight shone down in the McCormack Family Theater, Professors of Literary Arts Colin Channer and John Cayley shared the podium for the Literary Arts Department’s Writers on Writing Reading Series.

John Banville read excerpts from his novel ‘The Infinities’ and offered aspiring writers career advice at a Literary Arts department event Monday.

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Booker Prize winner talks literary nuance

October 29, 2018 0 comments

Monday night, the Department of Literary Arts hosted Irish novelist John Banville, author of Booker Prize-winning novel “The Sea.”

Novelist Ben Marcus MFA’91 read from his latest novel “The Grow-Light Blues”  Wednesday in the McCormack Family Theater. Marcus was on campus as part of an interview for a position in the Department of Literary Arts.

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Marcus MFA’91 reads from latest work

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Novelist Ben Marcus MFA’91 explored themes of health, vulnerability and technology’s dark side while reading his work “The Grow-Light Blues.”

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Channer experiments with language, plurality of culture

February 25, 2016 0 comments

Colin Channer, a 2011 transplant to the local Providence community, surveyed his audience in the McCormack Family Theatre at his reading Wednesday.