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Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author Michael Cunningham to Give Reading at Bard College on Monday, April 7

Darren O'Sullivan
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—On Monday, April 7, Michael Cunningham—the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Hours, By Nightfall, Flesh and Blood, and other books—will read from his work at Bard College. “There are sentences in By Nightfall so powerfully precise and beautiful that they almost hover above the page,” says Entertainment Weekly, while the Los Angeles Times calls The Hours “an exquisitely written, kaleidoscopic work that anchors a floating postmodern world on premodern caissons of love, grief, and transcendent longing.” Cunningham will be introduced by novelist and Bard literature professor Bradford Morrow. The reading, presented as part of Morrow’s Innovative Contemporary Fiction Reading Series, takes place at 4:00 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. It is free and open to the public; no reservations are required.

Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels A Home at the End of the World; Flesh and Blood; The Hours, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and Pulitzer Prize; Specimen Days; and By Nightfall, as well as the nonfiction book, Land’s End: A Walk in Provincetown. His new novel, The Snow Queen, will be published in May. He lives in New York and teaches at Yale University.

For more information about this event or to be placed on the Innovative Contemporary Fiction Reading Series e-mail list, contact or call 845-758-7054.

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This event was last updated on 03-31-2014