Breakout novelist Nami Mun reading tonight

BY THERESA SMITH, Poetry Editor

NamiMunPlease join Sycamore Review and the Department of English for a reading by fiction writer Nami Mun tonight at 7:30. The reading, held in the Krannert Auditorium on the Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, is free and open to the public.

Since her fiction debut, Miles from Nowhere, Mun has been hailed by fellow writers, prize juries, and journal editors as one of America’s most remarkable emerging literary voices.

Mun has received a Pushcart Prize, as well as scholarships and residencies from The Corporation of Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony. Her stories have been published in the 2007 Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Iowa Review, Tin House, Evergreen Review, Witness, and other journals. She recently accepted a professorship to teach Fiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago, and has been praised by Alexander Chee as “easily one of the most important new talents in American fiction.”

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