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AWF 2015: Reading by Michael Meyer

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ABOUT MICHAEL MEYER

Michael Meyer is the author of the acclaimed nonfiction book “The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed.” He first went to China in 1995 with the Peace Corps, and for over a decade has contributed from there to The New York Times, Time, the Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Architectural Record, Reader’s Digest, Slate, Smithsonian, This American Life and many other outlets. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, as well as residencies at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. He is a current member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations‘ Public Intellectuals Program, and an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches Nonfiction Writing. His latest book, “In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China,” details life on a rice farm in the country's far northeast.

ABOUT AMERICAN WRITERS FESTIVAL 2015

The Festival provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and engage with some of today’s most celebrated American writers. The emphasis is on interactivity and you are invited to come, enjoy the writers sharing and participate in conversations which will explore many exciting issues related to writers, writing and our living as humans! The event is proudly co-hosted by Yale-NUS College, Singapore's first liberal arts college, and SMU Wee Kim Wee Centre, and sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Singapore and Singapore American School.


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  • Venue was changed to "Yale-NUS College Black Box Theatre". Diff 2015-09-15 10:27:36
Thu Sep 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Yale-NUS College Black Box Theatre
Tickets
Standard Free
Venue Address
16 College Ave West, Singapore Singapore
Directions
Buses: 33, 96, 151, 183, 196 | MRT: Clementi, Dover, Buona Vista
Organizer
American Writer's Festival
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