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Writer Charles Blackstone to Visit Point Park on March 25

Friday, March 21, 2014

As part of the Creative Writing Program’s Visiting Writer Series, the novelist, essayist and editor Charles Blackstone will visit campus for a reading of his work. The event -- planned for March 25 at 6 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom -- is free and open to the public. Blackstone is the author of Vintage Attraction. He is also co-editor of the literary anthology The Art of Friction and the author of The Week You Weren’t Here.   

His short fiction has appeared in Esquire‘s Napkin Fiction Project, The &NOW Awards: The Best Innovative Fiction anthology, Lewis University’s Jet Fuel Review and the University of Maine’s Stolen Island. He has written essays for Chicago Sun-Times and The Millions. His short plays have been produced by Victory Gardens and Lifeline Theaters. Blackstone is managing editor of Bookslut, an internationally acclaimed book review publication and blog.

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