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Fiction writer to talk and read at WSU

PULLMAN – WSU’s Department of English and the Museum of Art/WSU continue the Visiting Writer Series with fiction writer Tony D’Souza, who will read at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6 in the Museum of Art/WSU.
 
D’Souza will also hold an informal conversation at 1:30 p.m. in the Bundy Reading Room. Both events are free and open to the public. D’Souza’s books will be for sale after the reading.
 
Born and raised in Chicago, D’Souza earned Master’s degree in writing from Hollins University and the University of Notre Dame, and served three years in the Peace Corps in West Africa, where he was a rural AIDS educator.
 
His work has been published in The New Yorker, Playboy, Salon, Esquire, Outside, the O.Henry Awards, Best American Fantasy, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Amazon, and it has appeared on Dateline, The Today Show, the BBC and NPR. He has received a 2006 NEA Fellowship and a 2007 NEA Japan Friendship Fellowship.
 
D’Souza’s first novel, “Whiteman,” received the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His second novel, “The Konkans,” is being released February,

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