John Christophe Schlesinger Creative Writers Series: Karen Russell

Karen Russell © Michael Lionstar
January 7, 2020

The John Christophe Schlesinger Creative Writers Reading Series presents Karen Russell.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 5:00pm  |  location tbd

Karen Russell, a native of Miami, won the 2012 National Magazine Award for fiction, and her first novel, Swamplandia!, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program, a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2012 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Russell is also the author of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by WolvesVampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories, Sleep Donation: A Novella, and most recently, Orange World. She lives in Portland, Oregon.