Author David James Duncan

November 6, 2012

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The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series welcomes this fiction writer, essayist and environmental activist. He is best known for his novels “The River Why,’ which was later made into a film, and “The Brothers K.” Both books received the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. Duncan is the author of story collection “River Teeth,” and the nonfiction collections “My Story as Told by Water,” and “God Laughs & Plays.” His work has won three Pushcart Prizes, a Lannan Fellowship, the Western States Book Award for nonfiction, a National Book Award nomination, an honorary doctorate from University of Portland, the American Library Association’s 2003 Award for the Preservation of Intellectual Freedom (with co-author Wendell Berry), and inclusion in more than forty national anthologies. He lives in Montana. Davis James Duncan will also take part in a Q & A discussion of his writing Nov. 6, 3 p.m. in SURC 140.

When:
7:30 p.m.
Where:
Central Washington University, SURC Theatre, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(509) 963-1530
Email:
whitcomk@cwu.edu
Website:
http://www.cwu.edu/arts/lion-rock-visiting-writers-david-james-duncan
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