Alumni Reading Series: Olivia Clare Friedman

March 2 7:00 pm

UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature & Law Building (RLL 101)

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Alumni Reading Series: Olivia Clare Friedman

March 2 7:00 pm
UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature & Law Building (RLL 101)
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About the Event

Please join us for a reading with UNLV alumna Olivia Care Friedman. She will be introduced by poet and UNLV Professor and Director of Creative Writing Claudia Keelan.

Olivia Clare Friedman is the author of three books: a novel titled Here Lies (Grove Atlantic), a short story collection titled Disasters in the First World (Black Cat/Grove Atlantic), and a book of poems titled The 26-Hour Day (New Issues).

  She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the University of Southern California, UC Berkeley, and UNLV, where she was a Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow.

  She is an Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing, in the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi, where she holds the title of Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professor. She lives with her family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Parking/getting there: Parking on UNLV’s campus is free and open to all after 7pm; “reserved” parking spots are enforced 24 hours a day, but you may park in any “staff,” “student,” or paid spots. To find the Rogers Literature & Law Building, please turn onto East Harmon Ave and take it as far as you can into campus. We encourage you to park in Lot I or Lot J as they’re closest to our building. 

Questions? Please email blackmountaininstitute@unlv.edu or call (702) 895-5542. 

This program is funded in part by a grant from Nevada Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.