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Presented By: Zell Visiting Writers Series

Craft Talk, Reading and Q&A with Liz Moore

Zell Visiting Writers Series

Liz Moore Liz Moore
Liz Moore
Rescheduled for October 12th at 5:00 pm
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Zell Visiting Writers Series readings and Q&As are free and open to the public. This event will be held virtually (via Zoom).

The evening's schedule is as follows:

5:00 PM--introduction of the author by MFA student Marne Litfin
5:05-6:00 Liz will deliver a one-hour craft lecture titled, "Setting as Character: Building an Immersive World in Fiction."
6:00-6:10 Intermissions
6:10-7:00 A conversation with MFA student Kemi Falodun and an audience Q&A

Liz Moore is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) in Temple University’s MFA program and the author of four novels. Her most recent novel, the New York Times-and internationally bestselling Long Bright River (Riverhead), was also a Good Morning America Book Club Pick, the inaugural pick for the New York Times’s monthly “Group Text” column; and one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2020.

Her other novels include The Words of Every Song (Random House, 2007); Heft (W.W. Norton, 2012); and The Unseen World (W.W. Norton, 2016). Moore's short fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in venues such as Tin House, The New York Times, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. After winning a 2014 Rome Prize in Literature, she spent 2014-15 at the American Academy in Rome. Moore’s books have appeared on the “Best of the Year” lists of venues such as The New Yorker, NPR, Goodreads, and The Washington Post. Her novels have been published in more than twenty-five foreign territories to date.

Her next novel is forthcoming from Riverhead in 2024, and a limited series adaptation of Long Bright River, co-written by Moore, is currently greenlit for production by Peacock. Moore lives with her family in Philadelphia.

For any questions about the event or to share accommodation needs, please email are eager to help ensure this event is inclusive to you.

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October 12, 2023 (Thursday) 5:00am

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