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Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series: Jason Brown

Fiction writer and author of the short-story collections “Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work” (Open City Books, 2007) and “Driving the Heart and Other Stories” (W .W .Norton & Co., 1999). He received an MFA from Cornell and was a Wallace Stegner and a Truman Capote Fellow at Stanford University. Brown has won numerous fiction prizes including being selected for Best American Short Stories for Driving the Heart. His work has appeared in publications such as The Best American Short Stories, Harper’s, Open City, TriQuarterly, The Atlantic, The Georgia Review, KGB Anthology, and has had Selected Shorts on National Public Radio. Jason Brown teaches at the University of Oregon.

This reading is sponsored by CWU English Department and the College of Art and Humanities. The Wildcat Shop will feature Jason Brown’s books and will sell copies at the event.