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Laura van den Berg: Vocation of the Writer

Date of Lecture: February 11, 2019

Laura van den BergAbout the Speaker: Laura van den Berg is the author of two collections of stories, "The Isle of Youth" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013) and "What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us" (Dzanc Books, 2009), and the novels "Find Me" (FSG, 2015) and "The Third Hotel" (FSG, 2018). She is a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in Fiction at Harvard University.

About the Talk: Author and lecturer Laura van den Berg reflects on the process of writing fiction and reads from a work in progress titled "Slumberland."

The Vocation of the Writer talk is co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture.