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Screenwriter and Author Tom Perrotta @ Russell House

After a six-month banMaxwell Bevilacqua ’12 has finally reinvited Tom Perrotta to campus:

Come to Russell House this Wednesday, March 27th, 2012 to see award-winning screenwriter and author, Tom Perrotta.

Tom Perrotta’s most recent novels are The Leftovers and The Abstinence Teacher. His novels Election and Little Children were both made into acclaimed movies, and Perrotta received an Academy Award nomination for the screenplay of Little Children, which he wrote with director Todd Field. He is currently adapting The Leftovers into an HBO series along with Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of Lost. Perrotta has taught writing at Yale University and Harvard University and has published essays and reviews in Rolling Stone, GQ, and The New York Times. He also edited the 2012 edition of The Best American Short Stories.

Date: Tonight, March 27
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: Russell House
Cost: Free

Rescheduled for March: Tom Perrotta, Visiting Writer

From Anne Green, via Liz Tinker of the English Department:

Dear friends,

I’m sorry to say that Tom Perrotta will not be speaking on campus tonight, and his Q+A session this afternoon has been cancelled. Please mark your calendars for the new date: March 27, 2012.

Date: March 27, 2012 (Rescheduled date!)
Time: 8 pm
Place: Memorial Chapel
Cost: Free

Visiting Writer: Tom Perrotta in the Chapel (CANCELLED)

Maxwell Bevilacqua ’12 is going to the chapel and he’s gonna get married on Wednesday night at 8:

On Wednesday October 3rd at 8 pm, Tom Perrotta will speak in Memorial Chapel.

Tom Perrotta’s most recent novels are The Leftovers and The Abstinence Teacher. His novels Election and Little Children were both made into acclaimed movies, and Perrotta received an Academy Award nomination for the screenplay of Little Children, which he wrote with director Todd Field. He is currently adapting The Leftovers into an HBO series along with Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of Lost. Perrotta has taught writing at Yale and Harvard, and published essays and reviews in Rolling Stone, GQ, and The New York Times. He also edited the 2012 edition of Best American Short Stories.

If you have questions about screen writing, adapting books into film, or getting published, come and join Tom Perrotta in Allbritton 311 at 4:15 PM for a Q&A!

Date: October 3, 2012
Time: 8 pm
Place: Memorial Chapel
Cost: Free

Edit: This event has been postponed until March 27.