Fiction Forum: Amina Gautier

6:30 p.m.

Amina Gautier, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction for her short story collection At-Risk, will read and discuss her work.

Gautier has published seventy short stories in many journals, including African American Review, African Voices, Antioch Review, B&A: New Fiction, Crab Orchard Review, Kenyon Review, Pleiades, and Torch, among other places.
She is the recipient of the William Richey Prize, the Jack Dyer Prize, the Danahy Fiction Prize, the Schlafly Microfiction Award and a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Award. She has received fellowships and scholarships from Breadloaf Writer’s Conference, Sewanee Writer’s Conference, Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, Hurston/Wright Writer’s Workshop, and the Ucross Residency. She is a former Contributing Editor for Storyquarterly, and has judged manuscripts for Kore Press and served on the Breadloaf Writer’s Conference Admission Board.

Moderated by Jeffery Renard Allen, faculty, the School of Writing, The New School for Public Engagement. 

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)

$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID at the door or at the Box Office.

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