Reading by Tom Barbash

Presented as part of the Writers Series (MFA Program in Writing)
November 1, 2013 4:30 pm

Writers’ Studio, San Francisco Campus
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195 De Haro at 15th Street
Free and open to the public

More info: David Morini, dmorini@cca.edu or 415.551.9237

Tom Barbash is the author of the novel The Last Good Chance, which has earned Publishers Weekly and Anniston Star Best Book of the Year, a finalist for the Saroyan International Prize, the Great Lakes Book Prize, a BookSense 76 pick, winner of the California Book Award, and the James Michener Award from the University of Iowa.

His novel On Top of the Word: Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick, and 9/11: A Story of Loss and Renewal, ranked eighth on the New York Times bestselling nonfiction books. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo.

His stories and articles have been published in The Best American Non-Required Reading, Tin House, McSweeney's, OneStory, Narrative, The Missouri Review, VQR, Men's Journal, ESPN the Magazine, the Observer, the New York Times, Bookforum, The Believer, and other publications.

His work has been performed on National Public Radio for their Selected Shorts Series. His short story collection, Stay Up With Me, was recently published by Ecco/Harper Collins, and has received stellar reviews, including the New York Times.