A READING AND CONVERSATION WITH NEW YORKER WRITER PHILIP GOUREVITCH

At Baruch College, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002

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The Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program at Baruch College will present A Reading and Conversation with Philip Gourevitch on Tuesday, October 22, at 5:45 pm at the Colleges Newman Conference Center, 151 E. 25th Street, New York City.

This event is free and open to the public.

Gourevitch, a widely acclaimed staff writer for The New Yorker, is the author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families:Stories from Rwanda (1998) and, more recently, A Cold Case (2001). Mr. Gourevitchs powerful book on the Rwanda genocide won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His reportage, critical essays, and short fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and journals.

The Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program provides Baruch College students with the opportunity to study with a distinguished contemporary writer in both formal and informal settings. Journalists, fiction writers, dramatists and poets have all been selected by the program committee. Since the program began in 1998, past Writers-in-Residence have included Edward Albee, Lori Moore, Paul Auster and Tony Kushner. Each semester, the current Writer-in-Residence, in addition to his classroom duties, takes part in one major public event open to the entire community.

Contact:
Zane Berzins
212.802.2881
Vince Passaro 212.802.2916