Award winning author Bennett Sims will read from his work on Friday, April 28, at the final Writers@Grinnell event this semester. Bennett will be reading from "White Dialogues," a horror story set at a lecture on Hitchcock's Vertigo. His presentation will also include a multimedia piece incorporating visuals from the film. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 4:15 p.m. in Burling Library Lounge.
The spring writing contest winners will be announced after the reading.
Bennett Sims is the author of the novel A Questionable Shape, which received the Bard Fiction Prize and was a finalist for the Believer Book Award. White Dialogues, a story collection, is forthcoming in September 2017. His stories have appeared in A Public Space, Conjunctions, Electric Literature, Tin House, Zoetrope: All-Story, and the 2015 Pushcart Prize Anthology. He has taught at Bard College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is currently teaching the Weird Fiction short course at Grinnell.
Refreshments will be served.
Grinnell College welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. If you plan to attend this event and need accommodation, please contact Burling Library as soon as possible to make your request.