Acclaimed Writer Holds Workshop for New England College Students
New England College is excited to welcome acclaimed writer Andre Dubus III back to campus on Wednesday, April 3 for a workshop for our Creative Writing students followed by a community reading and book signing.
In 2012 Andre Dubus III was NEC’s Commencement speaker and Honorary Degree recipient. He is the author of five books: The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, and the New York Times bestsellers, House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie, a #4 New York Times bestseller and a New York Times "Editors Choice" was named on many “Top Non-fiction Books of 2011” lists, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Esquire magazine. His work has been included in The Best American Essays of 1994 and The Best Spiritual Writing of 1999, and his novel, House of Sand and Fog was a finalist for the National Book Award, a #1 New York Times Bestseller, and was made into an Academy Award nominated film starring Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly. Dubus new book, Dirty Love, is forthcoming in the fall of 2013.
The reading and book signing of Dubus' recent work will be held in the Simon Center Great Room at 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. For questions or to learn more please contact Professor Sylva Boyadjian-Haddad at email@example.com.
About New England College
New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom. New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The Teacher Education Program (and the majors in Elementary Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education) are approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education.