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Writers in the Woods – Rebecca Makkai
September 27 - September 28
Rebecca Makkai’s most recent work, The Great Believers was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in fiction, and was featured as one of the top ten best books for 2018 in the New York Times.
“Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers is . . . among the first to convey the terrors and tragedies of the [AIDs] epidemic’s early years as well as its course and repercussions . . . an absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it’s like to live during times of crisis.”
– Michael Cunningham in The New York Times Book Review
Makkai is also the author of the novels The Hundred-Year House, winner of the Chicago Writers Association’s Novel of the Year award, The Borrower, a Booklist Top Ten Debut, and the short story collection Music for Wartime.
SNC Tahoe’s Writers in the Woods brings well-known poets and writers from all over the country to the campus for intimate readings and workshops, where audience members can meet and exchange ideas with the guest writers.
Reading: Friday, 7 – 9pm FREE
Workshop: Saturday, 10am – noon (Registration Required)
Free for students, $50 for community members