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University Forum Lecture: The Journalist as Fiction Writer

When

Oct. 3, 2013, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

Please join the College of Liberal Arts for the University Forum Lecture "The Journalist as Fiction Writer: Best-selling Author Tom Barbash and Stay Up With Me," a talk by Tom Barbash, associate professor, English & creative writing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

Tom Barbash is the best-selling author of On Top of the World, about the 9/11 attacks and mass tragedy at the firm of Cantor-Fitzgerald; and his first novel, The Last Good Chance, earned “best book of the year” acclaim from “Publisher’s Weekly.” Barbash will talk about his experiences as a journalist making a transition to writing fiction and then read from his new collection of short stories, Stay Up With Me.

Admission Information

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts dean's office and co-sponsored by the department of English, UNLV