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Tuesday Noon: Rachel Kushner

April 24 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Hampton Room
2nd Floor, Malott Commons, Scripps College
Scripps Presents
(909) 607-8508


Dazzling. Gorgeous. Sharp and smart. The writing of Rachel Kushner, author of the acclaimed novels Telex from Cuba and The Flamethrowers, is all of these things and more. The National Book Award­–nominee (twice!) is back with The Mars Room, bringing readers inside a Central Valley prison alongside a two-consecutive-life-sentenced heroine named Romy Hall. This year’s Mary Routt Chair in Creative Writing, Kushner will preview her new work in a reading and conversation.

 

This program is presented in partnership with the Mary Routt Chair in Writing.