The George Washington University Department of English and Jewish Lit Live (JLL) proudly present a reading by Mary Morris on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:00PM in The GW Marvin Center.
Mary Morris has been a consistent and critically acclaimed writer since the publication of her 1979 debut short story collection Vanishing Animals & Other Stories. Since then, Morris has gone on to write novels, travel essays, book reviews, and short fiction. A Guggenheim Fellow, she has won The Rome Prize for Literature, the Princeton University George W. Perkins Junior Fellowship of the Council of the Humanities, and the American Council for the Arts First Prize in Literature. She is currently a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. She will be reading from her recent novel, The Jazz Palace.
Jewish Lit Live hosts rising and renowned Jewish American writers to speak with the GW and literary community. Guest speakers have included emerging leaders, National Humanities Award Recipients, international bestsellers, and UN-Award Winning Writers, e.g. Michael Chabon, E.L. Doctorow, Nicole Krauss, & Erica Jong.
Jewish Literature Live is made possible by the generous support of David Bruce Smith, BA ’79, a former member of GW’s Board of Trustees and an alumnus of the English Department.
This event is free and open to the public. First come, first serve seating. The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center (MC) Address: 800 21st Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20052