Story Hour: Anthony Marra, Feb 11

Anthony Marra

Story Hour will feature author, Anthony Marra, on Thursday, February 11th at 5:00pm.

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley’s Morrison Library.

Anthony Marra has won a Whiting Award, Pushcart Prize, and the Narrative Prize.

His first novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, won the National Book Critics Circle’s inaugural John Leonard Prize and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, as well as the inaugural Carla Furstenberg Cohen Fiction Award. Marra’s novel was a National Book Award longlist selection as well as a shortlist selection for the Flaherty-Dunnan first novel prize. In addition, his work has been anthologized in The Best American Non-Required Reading 2012.

He received an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where he currently teaches as the Jones Lecturer in Fiction. He has lived and studied in Eastern Europe, and now resides in Oakland, CA.

When: Thursday, February 11, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public


Contributed by Gigi Gillard, Donor Stewardship & Events Coordinator

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