About the event

This seminar brings together students, faculty and the public for an informal seminar on the development of the essay as a literary and social form.

Vivian Gornick is an American critic, journalist, essayist, and memoirist. She was a reporter for the Village Voice from 1969 to 1977. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, The Atlantic Monthly, and many other publications. Vivian Gornick is the author of more than ten books of nonfiction that include the memoir “Fierce Attachments” and the essay collection “The End of the Novel of Love.” Her newest memoir, “The Odd Woman and the City,” is being published this month. She teaches writing at The New School. In the 2014-15 academic year, she is the Bedell Distinguished Visiting Professor in Nonfiction at the University of Iowa.

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Cosponsored by The Essay Seminar.