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Hilton Als: James Baldwin in the 21st Century

Hilton Als and Professor Jacqueline Goldsby discuss the legacy of one of our most significant and complicated authors in post-Civil Rights, post-Ferguson, almost post-Obama America.

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Whitney Humanities Center.

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Patti Smith: Devotion

Patti Smith delivers the 2016 Windham-Campbell Lecture. “Devotion,” an expanded version of the lecture, will be published by Yale University Press in 2017.

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Hilton Als

Prize recipient Hilton Als reads from an unpublished essay at the 2016 festival. 

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The Art of Fiction

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham discusses fiction writing withWindham-Campbell Prize winners Teju Cole, Helon Habila, and Ivan Vladislavić at the 2015 Prize Festival.

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The Art of the Essay

National Book Award-winning author Edward Ball leads a discussion with Anne Fadiman and Windham-Campbell Prize winners Geoff Dyer and John Jeremiah Sullivan at the 2015 Prize Festival.

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Hilton Als by Dominique Nabokov

Hilton Als                                              (Photo: Dominique Nabokov)

The full program for the 2015 Windham-Campbell Literary Festival is live! All events free and open to the public.

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Hilton Als by Dominique Nabokov

Hilton Als by Dominique Nabokov

Hilton Als will give the keynote address at this year’s prize ceremony on Monday, September 28

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Neustadt International Prize

Congratulations to 2014 fiction winner Aminatta Forna for being nominated for the Neustadt International Prize.

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Jeremy Scahill and Molly Crabapple

Jeremy Scahill in Conversation with Molly Crabapple at Albertine Books in NYC

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Stephen Adly Guirgis

2013 Windham-Campbell Prize drama winner Stephen Adly Guirgis has won the Pulitzer Prize for drama.

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