Wednesday, March 20: 7:00 pm, Andre Dubus III- Kulynych Auditorium at the Byrum Welcome Center, Wake Forest University
Free and open to the public. Booksigning to follow.
ANDRE DUBUS III – Fiction and Memoir
Andre Dubus III is the author of five books: The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, and the New York Times bestsellers, House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie. A #4
New York Times bestseller, Townie is a New York Times “Editors Choice” and was named on many “Top Non-fiction Books of 2011″ lists, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Esquire. His work has been included in The Best American Essays of 1994, The Best Spiritual Writing of 1999, and The Best of Hope Magazine. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for fiction, The Pushcart Prize, and the 2012 Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. An Academy Award-nominated motion picture and published in twenty languages, his novel House of Sand and Fog was a fiction finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Booksense Book of the Year, and was an Oprah Book Club Selection and #1 New York Times bestseller. A member of PEN American Center, Andre Dubus III has served as a panelist for The National Book Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, and has taught writing at Harvard University, Tufts University, Emerson College, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he is a full-time faculty member. He is married to performer Fontaine Dollas Dubus. They live in Massachusetts with their three children. His father was the late short story master, Andre Dubus.