Nichelle Tramble Spellman, award winning crime novelist, will read from her work and discuss writing on Thursday, March 2, as part of the Writers@Grinnell series at Grinnell College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 8 p.m. in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center (JRC) Room 101.
In addition, Nichelle Tramble will lead a roundtable discussion titled, "Writing for Prime Time Television" at 4:15 p.m. March 2nd in JRC 209.
Nichelle Tramble Spellman, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a crime novelist with two published books, The Dying Ground and The Last King (Random House/Ballantine). The Dying Ground, a Best Book of 2001 by both the Chicago Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle, was also shortlisted for the prestigious Zora Neale Hurston / Richard Wright Foundation’s Legacy Award. Nichelle has also been an Edward J. Albee Writer-in-Residence, and a Writing Fellow at the Ucross Foundation. Nichelle has developed television and feature film projects with HBO, F/X, Dreamworks and Warner Bros.
Grinnell College welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. Room 101 is equipped with an induction hearing loop system, which enables individuals with hearing aids set to T-Coil to hear the program. Accommodation requests may be made to Conference Operations.
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