7:30 p.m. Lookout Room, Student Union Building. Joy Williams, widely regarded as one of America’s greatest living fiction writers – and the 2017 Visiting Distinguished Writer for Boise State’s MFA program in creative writing – presents a public reading of her work, followed by an audience Q&A.
Williams is the author of four novels, five story collections, and one essay collection. Her novel “The Quick and the Dead” was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and “State of Grace” received a nomination for the National Book Award. “Ill Nature,” a collection of essays, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent book is “The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories,” which includes two stories first published in The Idaho Review.
This event is free and open to the public.