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Alexandra Fuller Nonfiction Craft Lecture

November 22, 2013

Department:English
Contact:Karin Schalm
Location:Liberal Arts 11
Time:12:10 PM

Description:

Alexandra Fuller has written four books of non-fiction. Her debut book, Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood, was a New York Times Notable Book, a Booksense Best Non-fiction book, a finalist for the Guardian’s First Book Award and the winner of a Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. Her book Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier won the Ulysses Prize for Art of Reportage. Fuller’s The Legend of Colton H. Bryant told the story of a modern-day Wyoming cowboy working on that state’s oil rigs. She contributed the essay on Wyoming in the book State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America. Fuller’s newest book, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, is a prequel/sequel to Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight. Her next book, a memoir of marriage and divorce, is entitled Falling (fall 2014).

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