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Spring 2017 Hallie Ford Literary Series at Willamette U. in #SalemOR: David Shields, essayist and novelist – Feb. 2nd

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by David Shields

Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 PM

Willamette Hatfield Library | Hatfield Room

David Shields is the internationally bestselling author of twenty books, including Reality Hunger (named one of the best books of 2010 by more than thirty publications), The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead (New York Times bestseller), and Black Planet (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award).

Just published is War Is Beautiful (powerHouse, November 2015); Other People: Takes & Mistakes is forthcoming from Knopf in February 2017.

The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Village Voice, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into twenty languages.

Free and open to the public.

Willamatte University Campus – Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-370-6300

Contact Information:
Mary Martin
503-370-6061
memartin2@willamette.edu

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