St. John’s is pleased to be hosting David Matlin, novelist, poet, and essayist, on the Manhattan Campus on Oct 15 at 6pm.
Flyer here: David Matlin Flyer 10/15
David Matlin is a novelist, poet, and essayist.
His collections of poetry include the books
China Beach, Dressed in Protective Fashion,
and Fontana’s Mirror. His first novel, How
the Night is Divided, was nominated for the
National Book Critics Circle Award in 1993.
Prisons: Inside the New America from
Vernooykil Creek to Abu Ghraib, (North
Atlantic Books, 2005), is based on a tenyear
experience teaching in one of the
oldest Prison Education Programs in the
nation in New York State. It Might Do Well
With Strawberries (Marick Press, 2008) is a
new narrative hybrid with a focus on the
years 2004-2005 and the crisis of the new
David Matlin is a professor in San Diego State
University’s Department of English and its
MFA Creative Writing program.
This talk is also the first event listed on the blog’s brand-new calendar!