Next Up | Brock Clarke

The New Writing Series welcomes fiction writer Brock Clarke to campus for a reading on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30pm in the Soderberg Auditorium. The event, which will be introduced by UMaine Creative Writing Professor David Kress, is free and open to the public, though seating is limited.

Brock Clarke is the author of five books, most recently Exley and An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, which was a national bestseller and has appeared in a dozen foreign editions. His stories and essays have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, OneStory, The Believer, the Georgia Review, and the Southern Review and have appeared in the annual Pushcart Prize and New Stories from the South anthologies and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. He lives in Portland, Maine, and teaches creative writing at Bowdoin College.

Click here for Brock Clarke’s recent conversation about Exley on the WCSH newsmagazine 207. You can hear him discuss the book with NPR Weekend Edition’s Rebecca Roberts here.

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The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundationwith support from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Pulp & Paper Foundation for the use of the Soderberg Center. FMI contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.

If you have a disability that may require accommodation for a NWS event, please contact Ann Smith in the office of Disability Support Service, 121 East Annex, 581-2319 (Voice) or 581-2311 (TDD).

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