Sarah Manguso 2016/2017 Fisher Family Writer-in-Residence
Mar 22, 2017
from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
|Where||Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library|
|Contact Name||Alison Jaenicke|
Sarah Manguso is the author of four books of prose including Ongoingness, a meditation on motherhood and time; The Guardians, an investigation of friendship and suicide; and The Two Kinds of Decay, a memoir of her experience with a chronic autoimmune disease. She is also the author of the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise, poems from which have won a Pushcart Prize and appeared in four editions of the Best American Poetry series. Her essays have appeared in Harper's, McSweeney's, the Paris Review, the New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rome Prize, she grew up near Boston and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.