Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival: Keynote Address

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The keynote at Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival – "Thank You Cleveland Good Night: How the Reluctant Writer Becomes a Performer" – will be delivered by David Giffels, via YouTube Live, on Friday, September 25th at 1 pm. 88.5 WYSU-FM is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the keynote. Lit Youngstown's full fall festival schedule, and event registration, is available at "Lit Youngstown dot org."

[David Giffels is the author of six books of nonfiction, including "Barnstorming Ohio: To Understand America," the memoirs "Furnishing Eternity" and "All the Way Home," both winners of the Ohioana Book Award, and "The Hard Way on Purpose," longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Parade, The Iowa Review, Esquire, Grantland, and many other publications. He is a professor of English at the University of Akron, where he teaches in the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts creative writing program. David has frequently been featured on NPR in conjunction with his book "Barnstorming Ohio."]

 

Submitter Organization: 
Lit Youngstown
Event Date(s): 
September 25, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Contact Email: 
LitYoungstown@gmail.com