Word Works: Sven Birkerts on structure

Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 7pm

  • All Ages, Bar with ID
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Sven Birkerts will speak on structure in writing. An interview will follow the talk, led by nonfiction writer Wendy Call.

Sven Birkerts is the author of nine books, most recently The Other Walk: Essays (Graywolf, 2011) and The Art of Time in Memoir. His provocative book The Gutenberg Elegies examined the cultural and personal effects of the Internet on reading. He is firector of the Bennington Writing Seminars and edits the journal AGNI at Boston University. He has published essays recently in Lapham's Quarterly and the Los Angeles Review of Books, and a new collection will be published in 2015.