Marilynne Robinson

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Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 11:15am
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Part of the 2005-2006 Literature and Spirituality Series

Yale Divinity School Common Room, 409 Prospect St., New Haven


Marilynne Robinson, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will read from her work as part of the Yale Literature and Spirituality Series on November 10. The reading, followed by a book-signing and reception, will be held in the Divinity School Common Room at 409 Prospect Street in New Haven at 4:15. The reading is free and open to the public; free parking is available.

Marilynne Robinson is the author of Gilead, which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction.
Robinson is also the author of the modern classic Housekeeping (available in paperback from Picador), which won the PEN/Ernest Hemmingway Award for First Fiction and the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the Academy of American Arts and Letters, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Robinson received a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award in 1990 and the prestigious Mildred and Harold Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts in 1998. She is also the author of two books of nonfiction, Mother Country and The Death of Adam (which will be reissued by Picador in November 2005.) She teaches at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

The Yale Literature and Spirituality Series is presented by Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity Student Book Supply.