Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series presents Matthias Göritz

Thursday, November 8
Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series (VWS) will present Matthias Goritz on Thursday, November 8 in Belk Centrum at 7 p.m.  

Matthias Göritz is the author of three collections of poetry, two novellas, and two novels. He has been the recipient of many awards, including the Robert Gernhardt Prize and the William Glass Award. He has been the writer-in-residence at Bard College, the “Deutsches Haus” of New York University, and was also a guest author at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. His first volume of poetry, “Loops”, was published in 2001, followed by his first novel, “The short Dream of Jakob Voss,” in 2005, for which he was awarded the Hamburg Literature Prize and the Mara Cassens Prize. Göritz gave the Keynote speech opening the 2015 DAKAM Conference on “Memory and Literature”. Göritz recently published his most recent novel, Parker: Roman, in early 2018.

Sponsors of the 2018-19 VWS include: Barnes & Noble, NC Arts Council, United Arts Council of Catawba County, National Endowment for the Arts, Hickory Hop, Crowne Plaza, Café Rule, Hickory Public Library, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Robert Abbey Fine Lighting.

Mission Statement:

The Visiting Writers Series of Lenoir-Rhyne University believes that reading is an essential element in the creation of vibrant communities. We invite authors to read from their own works in a relaxed environment before university and community audiences. We believe the beauty and power of words help us make sense of the world. Children's writers, mystery writers, essayists, poets, novelists all participate in this celebration of the written and spoken word. We believe that a community of readers is a better community.

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Thursday, November 8 · add to calendar 2018-11-08 09:00:00 2018-11-08 17:00:00 America/New_York Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series presents Matthias Göritz https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/423179/lenoir-rhyne-universitys-visiting-writers-series-presents-matthias-gritz Lenoir-Rhyne University, 625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC, 28601
free and open to the public. Tickets are recommended in advance for Laila Lalami, Armistead Maupin, and Louise Penny.
Call 828.328.7206 to order.

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