Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

Woodrow Wilson Fellow Vistits Albertson College Campus

2005. 10. 18.

CALDWELL (Idaho) A recipient of the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Fellowship will visit the Albertson College of Idaho campus this week and give a public reading on Thursday.

Lynne Schwartz is the author of 19 fiction and nonfiction novels. Her debut novel, Rough Strife, was nominated for the PEN/Hemingway First Novel Award, and her novel Leaving Brooklyn was nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award. She has also received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Foundation for the Arts.

In addition to interacting with the Albertson College of Idaho students through out the week, Schwartz's will present a public reading on Thursday October 20 at 7:30p.m. on the third floor of Sterry Hall on the Albertson College campus. There will also be a question and answer session following the reading. The event is free and open to the public.

Schwartz has earned the praise of many literary critics. Jonathan Yardley of The Washington Post says that her writing will be gobbled up like the rarest and finest chocolate." The New York Times says that her novel Disturbances in the Force Disturbances in the Field is 'Wonderful...It goes beyond literature and philosophy to the touch battered truth.'

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