Upcoming CWA Events and Literary Events Across Campus

You can find more writing events around campus on the Center's calendar too. For a listing of past CWA events, visit the events archive page. 

To get directions and maps on how to get to our various events CLICK HERE for our MAP PAGE.

Books by CWA speakers can usually be purchased at the events, or beforehand from Northwestern's Norris Bookstore.

All CWA events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC unless otherwise noted.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:30-6:15 pm
University Hall, Room 201 1897 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60208

 

Author RABIH ALAMEDDINE: Reading from his recent award-winning novel, "An Unnecessary Woman"

Rabih Alemeddine is the Visiting Writer in Residence at the Center for the Writing Arts in spring 2016, is the author of the novels KoolAidsThe Hakawati, and most recently, An Unnecessary Woman, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award and for the National Books Critics Circle award, and won the Gold Medal of the California Book Awards and the Arab-American Book Award. He divides his time between San Francisco and Beirut.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:30-6:30 pm
University Hall, room 201 1897 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60208

Lecture by Author RABIH ALAMEDDINE : WHO GETS TO SPEAK? Rabih Alemeddine on writers, the writer's point of view, and how writers function within the dominant culture

WHO GETS TO SPEAK?

Rabih Alemeddine on writers, the writer's point of view, and how writers function within the dominant culture.

Rabih Alemeddine is the Visiting Writer in Residence at the Center for the Writing Arts in spring 2016, is the author of the novels KoolAidsThe Hakawati, and most recently, An Unnecessary Woman, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award and for the National Books Critics Circle award, and won the Gold Medal of the California Book Awards and the Arab-American Book Award. He divides his time between San Francisco and Beirut.

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