Poetry, fiction and nonfiction writer Sarah Manguso will read at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus, 201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Manguso is the author of seven books, including the nonfiction works "300 Arguments," "Ongoingness," "The Guardians," and "The Two Kinds of Decay"; the fiction work "Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape" and poetry "Siste Viator" and "The Captain Lands in Paradise."
She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, the Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Hodder Fellowship. “The Two Kinds of Decay” was selected as an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review.
Manguso holds a master of fine arts degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She currently teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.
This reading is part of the 2017-2018 Visiting Writers Series, which brings nationally acclaimed writers to OSU. The event is free.