Distinguished Speaker, Emily St. John Mandel

Thursday, November 2, 2017 The event started -42 days ago

6:30 PM

Off campus

The Jackson Center – HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, 6001 Moquin Dr. NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

Ms. Mandel will give a public reading at The Jackson Center – HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on November 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Station Eleven is Mandel’s fourth novel and was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Toronto Book Award, and the Morning News Tournament of Books. Further, Mandel’s work has been translated into 27 languages and Station Eleven film adaptation is underway.

Mandel’s awards and nods include the following
(2014) Prix Mystere de la Critique (The Singer's Gun)
(2015) Winner Arthur C. Clarke Award (Station Eleven)
(2015) Winner Toronto Book Award (Station Eleven)
(2015) Shortlisted National Book Award (Station Eleven)
(2015) Nominated PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (Station Eleven)
(2015) Nominated Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (Station Eleven)

Station Eleven was chosen in 2016 for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as one of 28 books to celebrate 50 years of the “NEA Big Read” project.


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Arts & Entertainment
department
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, English, Humanities Center
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

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