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UHV/ABR READING SERIES

DATE: Monday  3/8/2010

TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)


Jake Silverstein

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SPEAKER: Jake Silverstein

was born in 1975. He received a B.A. in English from Wesleyan University, an M.A. in English from Hollins University in Virginia, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. He was a reporter at the Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa from 1999 to 2000 and a 2002 Fulbright Scholar in Zacatecas, Mexico. He is a Contributing Editor to Harper's Magazine, and his essay for that magazine, “Highway Run,” about a Mexican road race, won the 2007 PEN/USA Journalism Award. His journalism has also been featured in several anthologies, including the Best American Travel Writing 2002, and Submersion Journalism, a 2008 collection of first-person non-fiction. His first book, Nothing Happened and Then It Did, a Chronicle in Fact and Fiction, will be published by W. W. Norton in 2010. He came to work for Texas Monthly in 2006 as a Senior Editor. In September 2008, he was named Editor of Texas Monthly.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction (2010)

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