Award-winning author Danielle Evans to speak at Saint Michael’s College about race in America

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Vermont Business Magazine Saint Michael’s College is hosting award-winning author Danielle Evans, who will speak about the stories and fictions of race in America at an event on August 31, 2022.

Evans is the author of “The Office of Historical Corrections”, a collection of six short stories and one short story. The collection covers topics such as race, culture, grief, apology, and American history. It was named one of the best books of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews, The Washington Post, the new yorkerBarnes & Nobles, library newspaper, News Feed, The undefeated, Slate, Glamour, and O Magazine.

Saint Michael’s College has chosen the latest story from the author‘s collection, which bears the same title as the book, as the common text for all new freshmen to read this summer in preparation for their junior seminary classes. year. The college selects a common text each year for all freshmen to read and discuss at the start of their fall or spring semesters during their writing and discussion-intensive seminars.

The on-campus interview with Evans will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Members of the general public can attend in person if space permits, or they can view the presentation online. (Link to follow.)

Event Information:

  • What: Danielle Evans: Histories and Fictions of Race in America
  • When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 7 p.m.
  • Where: McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael’s College.
  • Cost: Free.
  • Watch online: Link to follow.

About St. Michael’s College

Saint Michael’s College, founded on principles of social justice and living lives of meaning and consequence, is a selective Catholic college located just outside of Burlington, Vermont, one of the nation’s top college towns. . Located between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, our tightly-knit community guarantees housing for four years and offers internationally respected liberal arts and an innovative purposeful learning program, preparing students for fulfilling careers and to meaningful lives. Young adults here grow intellectually, socially and morally, learning to be responsible for themselves, each other and their world.

COLCHESTER, VT – Saint Michael’s College 31.08.2022

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