A Reading with Rone Shavers

February 7, 2022 | 6PM

Reem-Kayden Center, Laszlo Z. Bito ’60 Auditorium

Event Information

Join the Written Arts Program and Experimental Humanities for a reading with writer Rone Shavers, followed by a conversation with Bard College faculty member and MacArthur Fellow, Dinaw Mengestu.

Rone Shavers is author of the experimental Afrofuturist novel Silverfish (Clash Books 2020), recently named a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Award in fiction and a “Best Book of 2020” by The Brooklyn Rail.  His work has appeared in numerous journals, including Another Chicago Magazine, Big Other, Black Warrior Review, Identity Theory, PANK, and The Operating System.

He has been awarded writer-in-residence fellowships to the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshops, the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Ragdale Arts Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and several other locales.  He teaches courses in fiction and contemporary literature at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York.

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