Emily Fridlund‘s first novel, "History of Wolves" (Grove Atlantic), was a finalist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. It won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the GLCA New Writers Award. Fridlund’s debut collection of stories, "Catapult" (Sarabande), won the Mary McCarthy Prize. Her fiction has appeared in a variety of journals, including Boston Review, ZYZZYVA, Five Chapters, New Orleans Review, Sou’wester, New Delta Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Southwest Review. Fridlund received a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing from the University of Southern California, where she completed a study of simultaneity in modernist and contemporary narratives by women.
This event is part of the Kenyon Review Literary Festival.
Thursday, November 8 at 4:10pm to 5:30pm
Cheever Room in Finn House
102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022