Ottessa Moshfegh will read from her work at Hirshon Hall at Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. Tentative location; time to be announced. More details soon.
This event is part of the Trias Reading series for fall 2016 and spring 2017. The series is curated and introduced by 2016-2017 Trias writer-in-residence Jeff VanderMeer, and will also include appearances by Amelia Gray and Dexter Palmer.
Moshfegh is an American author and novelist. Moshfegh was born in Boston, Massachusetts Her mother was born in Croatia and her father was born in Iran. Moshfegh is a frequent contributor to the Paris Review; she has published six stories in the journal since 2012. Fence Books published her novella, McGlue, in 2014. Her novel, Eileen, was published by Penguin Press in August 2015, and received wide-spread acclaim. A highly anticipated forthcoming collection of short stories is set to be published in January 2017. Her novel Eileen has been optioned by Scott Rudin productions and was recently long-listed for the Man Book prize.