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Jamel Brinkley reading at Whitworth

April 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


The Whitworth University English Department is happy to present a fiction reading from Jamel Brinkley on Thursday April 4th at 6PM in the Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University.

Jamel Brinkley is the author of A Lucky Man: Stories (Graywolf Press), a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction, the Story Prize, the John Leonard Prize, and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, and winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. His writing has appeared in The Best American Short Stories 2018, Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, The Threepenny Review, Glimmer Train, American Short Fiction, and Tin House, among other places. He has received support from Kimbilio Fiction, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, the Tin House Summer Workshop, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was also a Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. He is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University.

A reading of his original work will be followed by a short reception, sale of A Lucky Man, and a meet & greet. Admission is free.


April 4, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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