Jennifer Gonnerman, staff writer for The New Yorker, will read on campus next Thursday, February 9, at 8 pm in the Russell House. Gonnerman is widely known for breaking the story of Kalief Browder, the young man who spent 3 years on Rikers Island without having been convicted of a crime. She is the author of Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett and will speak at Wesleyan on “The Art of Prison Writing.” Her appearance is sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the Writing Certificate.
Date: Thursday, February 9
Place: Russell House