A reading from two Binghamton University faculty members, Alexi Zentner and Maria Mazziotti Gillan, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in S1-149.
Novelist Zentner is the author of “The Lobster Kings” and “Touch.” New this year, “The Lobster Kings” was named a “must-read” by the New York Post, The Minnapolis Star Tribune and the Boston Magazine, and will be published in at least six countries and five languages. His first novel, “Touch,” was published in a dozen countries, and named one of the “Best Books” of 2011 by The National Post, Kobo, and Amazon.ca.
Poet Gillan has published 20 books. Most recently, she has published the poetry and art collection, “The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets,” the poetry collection “Ancestor’s Song,” the craft book, “Writing Poetry to Save Your Life” and the bi-lingual poetry collection, “In a Place of Flowers and Light.”
Director of Binghamton’s Creative Writers Program, Gillan is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from Association of Writers and Writing Programs, the 2011 Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets and Writers and the 2008 American Book Award for her book, “All that Lies Between Us.”
The reading is free. All are welcome. For more information, call 607-777-2713 or send an e-mail.