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FDU MFA Program Hosts Reading by Author Nick Flynn in Morristown

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • 12:27pm

MADISON, NJ (July 23, 2014) — Award-winning author Nick Flynn, will read from his work at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in a program sponsored by Morris Arts and Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing. Admission is free and open to the public.

Flynn’s most recent book, “The Reenactments,” completes the trilogy he began with “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City,” which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, was shortlisted for France’s Prix Femina, and has been translated into fifteen languages. Flynn is also the executive producer and artistic collaborator for “Being Flynn,” the film version of “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City” and he has authored three collections of poetry, including “Some Ether,” which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

He has been the recipient for fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation and The Library of Congress, as well as other organizations. He is a professor in the creative writing program at the University of Houston.

The reading will be held in the Starlight Room of the Mayo Performing Arts Center, which is located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960. For more information, contact the MFA Program at FDU, at writingmfa@fdu.edu, or at 973-443-8632.

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