Written + Spoken Word

Butler Visiting Writers Series: Karen Russell

When: Mon., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. 2013

Karen Russell is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel Swamplandia!, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, and the short-story collection Vampires in the Lemon Grove. Her stories have been featured in The Best American Short Stories, Conjunctions, Granta, The New Yorker, Oxford American, and Zoetrope.

In 2009, she was named a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" young writer honoree. She won the Bard Fiction Prize in 2011, is the recipient of the Mary Ellen von der Heyden Berlin Prize, and was a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin in 2012. Russell received her B.A. from Northwestern University, and her M.F.A. from Columbia University.

Price: Free and open to the public.

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