Ben Fountain: Lecture
Venue: Jonsson Performance Hall
Ben Fountain will be reading from his new novel, "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" which is both a National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, followed by Q&A. Ben Fountain has won the Texas Institute of Letters Short Story Award in 2002 and 2004, a Pushcart Prize in 2004, the O. Henry Award in 2005 and 2007, the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award in 2007 and a Whiting Writers Award in 2007. According to The New Yorker, much of his work "reads with an easy grace." The New York Times describes Fountain's latest book, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, as "brilliantly done" and "grand, intimate and joyous."
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