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Dorothy Allison

Public Programs

Dorothy Allison
Book signing follows
Tue, Nov 19, 2002 8 PM

Proclaimed "one of the finest writers of her generation" by the Boston Globe, Dorothy Allison visits the Wexner Center to discuss and read from her work.

Known for her best-selling novel Bastard Out of Carolina (1993), a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award, Allison has also penned a second novel, Cavedweller (1998); Two or Three Things I Know for Sure (1995), a chapbook of her performance work and a New York Times Book Review notable book of the year; Skin: Talking About Sex, Class and Literature (1995), a collection of essays, speeches, and performance pieces; and Trash (1989), a collection of short stories.

In 1998, Allison founded The Independent Spirit Award, an annual prize given to honor an individual whose work sustains small presses and independent bookstores.

Presented by Ohio State's Creative Writing Program, Department of English, and cosponsored by the Wexner Center.

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.