Author Scott Nadelson Visits Denison for Beck Series Reading
Posted: November 21, 2005
The Beck Visiting Writers Series for the fall 2005 semester closes with a presentation and reading from Scott Nadelson, author ofSaving Stanley: The Brickman Stories, at 8 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 1) in the Barney Davis Board Room. His presentation is free and open to the public.
Nadelson, recipient of this year's Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award in Fiction, will read selections from his award-winning bookSaving Stanley. Nadelson's interrelated short stories explore the vagaries of an ordinary Jewish family, the Brickmans, a family of four living in suburban New Jersey.Saving Stanley, which is Nadelson's first published collection, was awarded the 2004 Oregon Book Award for Short Fiction. A new collection of his stories,The Cantor's Daughter, has just been published.
Nadelson currently lives in Portland, Ore., where he teaches writing at Willamette University and Clark College and is part of the Portland Writers in the Schools program. His fiction has appeared in American Literary Review, The Del Sol Review, Gobshite Quarterly, Carve Magazine, and The Best of Carve, Vol. 3.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- The Beck Visiting Writers series presents the author ofSaving Stanley: The Brickman Stories, Scott Nadelson, to speak at 8 p.m., Thursday (Dec. 1), Barney Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6207 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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