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Visiting Writers Series

Karan Mahajan
Thursday, November 8, 2018
7 - 8 p.m.
1867 Room
Tompkin's College Center

Karan Mahajan

Please join us for a fiction reading and book signing with National Book Award Finalist and Cedar Crest MFA faculty member Karan Mahajan. The event will be held on Thursday, 11/08 at 7 - 8 p.m. in the 1867 Room of TCC.

In Karan's award-winning novel, The Association of Small Bombs, he writes brilliantly about the effects of terrorism on victims and perpetrators.

“Smart, devastating, unpredictable, and enviably adept in its handling of tragedy and its fallout. If you enjoy novels that happily disrupt traditional narratives—about grief, death, violence, politics—I suggest you go out and buy this one. Post haste.” —Fiona Maazel, The New York Times Book Review

“The Association of Small Bombs is not the first novel about the aftermath of a terrorist attack, but it is the finest I’ve read at capturing the seduction and force of the murderous, annihilating illogic that increasingly consumes the globe.”—Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal

“In the first few pages of his new novel, he renders the spectacle of the bombing with a languid, balletic beauty, pitting the unhurried composure of his prose against the violence of the events it describes.”—Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker




Past Visiting Writers

Staceyann Chin
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Mindy Mejia
Peter Streckfus
Heather H. Thomas
Jeffrey Greene
Amit Majmudar
Robert Antoni
Alison Wellford
Jenny Offill
Iggy McGovern
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Ru Freeman
Bim Angst
Bathsheba Monk
David Kent
Jean Kwok
Amra Brooks
Peter Chilson
Rachel Hadas
Harry Humes
Jorie Graham
Lee Upton
Lisa Zeidner
Jennifer Gilmore
Ben Winters
Danielle Evans
Mary Jane Nealon
Paul Martin
Ruth Knafo Setton
Billy Collins
Galway Kinnell
Mark Doty
Len Roberts
Edwin Romond
Don LoCicero