U of Chicago — April 23

Thu, Apr 23, 6pm

Reading by Ben Marcus

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse

Ben Marcus reads from his latest collection Leaving the Sea, which The New York Times describes as “a wonder and a cautionary tale all in one.” Marcus is the author of several books, including The Flame Alphabet and The Age of Wire and String. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, three Pushcart Prizes, and awards from Creative Capital and The American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Presented by the Kestnbaum Family Writer-in-Residence Program and the Committee on Creative Writing.