Thursday, Apr. 1, 2010 11:30 am


GRINNELL, IA—Award-winning author Edward P. Jones will read from his fiction as part of the Writers@Grinnell program at 8 p.m. on Apr. 8 in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell College campus.

A novelist and short story writer, Jones has received numerous awards and honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel “The Known World,” the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award. His first collection of stories, “Lost in the City,” won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. He received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004.

All Writers@Grinnell events are free and open to the public. The Rosenfield Center is located at 1115 8th Ave. on the Grinnell College campus.