Tuesday, January 17, 2012

EVENT NEWS: John Fowles Presents Sergio Chejfec, Mar. 26

The John Fowles Center presents Sergio Chejfec, March 26, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room.

Chejfec currently lives in NYC and teaches in the Creative Writing in Spanish program at NYU. He has written novels, essays and a poetry collection. Among his works, one can mention Lenta biografĂ­a, Los planetas, Boca de Lobo and Los incompletes. His novels usually feature The John Fowles Center for Creative Writing promotes and advances the discipline of creative writing in all its aspects: fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction and screenwriting. For fourteen years the center has invited international writers to Chapman as: Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, Salman Rushdie, Maxine Hong Kingston among others. Each year access to those writers is available not only to the Chapman community, but to the Orange County and, by extension, the Southern California community as well.This year's 2011 literary series is devoted to Latin American writers.

The focus of the 15th Annual John Fowles Center Literary Forum is devoted to Latin American writers and writing including Carlos Franz, Marcio Souza, Alizia Kozameh and Luisa Valenzuela. 

Admission if FREE and open to the public. For any inquiries or for further information, please contact Taylor Holbrook via-email at holbr102@mail.chapman.edu.

Click here for more information on the series ...

a slow-paced narrator who interweaves the plot with refl ection. Memory, political violence, and Jewish-Argentine culture and history are some of the themes recurring throughout his work. My Two Worlds was published by Open Letter Books in 2011.

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