Phillip Lopate - Talking in the Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rogers Free Library
Herreshoff Community Room

Event Details

A reading and conversation with author, Phillip Lopate, the 2023-2024 Bermont Family Distinguished Visiting Author.

Philip Lopate is a central figure in the recent revival of interest in memoir writing and what has come to be called “the personal essay.” Lopate is the editor of The Art of the Personal Essay and was the series editor of The Anchor Essay Annual. His work has been included in The Best American Essays and The Pushcart Prize Series. In 2023, he published A Year and a Day: An Experiment in Essays. Lopate also formerly directed the non-fiction MFA program at Columbia University.

Roger Williams University Library's Mary Tefft White Lecture Series, "Talking in the Library" presents notable authors and scholars to the Bristol Community in partnership with the Rogers Free Library. Co-sponsored by Roger Williams University's Bermont Fellowship, the Mary Tefft White Endowment and the Rogers Free Library's Jane Bodell Endowment.

Space is limited so please register here.

Event Type(s): Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens
Ann Kathrin Weldy
(401) 253-6948

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