Alan Gilbert and Porochista Khakpour to Read at Russell House – CANCELED!

GilbertNOTE: This event has been CANCELED due to snow. The original event text follows.

On Wednesday, February 5th at 8 p.m. poet Alan Gilbert and novelist Porochista Khakpour will kick off this semester’s series of Russell House readings.

Alan Gilbert is the author of two books of poetry, The Treatment of Monuments and Late in the Antenna Fields. His collection of essays, articles and reviews, Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight, was published by Wesleyan University Press in 2006. He is a visiting writer in Wesleyan’s English department.

Porochista Khakpour is the author of the novel Sons and Other Flammable Objects, a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her new novel, The Last Illusion, will be published this spring. Her essays have appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times, Slate, and Salonand she is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship. This semester she is a visiting writer in the English department.

Reception and book signing to follow the reading. For more information, please call 860.685.3448 or visit here.

Date: Wednesday, February 5
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Russell House