february, 2024

23feb5:00 pmLitFest and NBF Presents: Fiction of the Past, Present, and FutureIn-Person5:00 pm EST Amherst, MA

Event Details

author photo of Justin Torres. (Photo credit: JJ Geiger)
Justin Torres. (Photo credit: JJ Geiger)
author photo of Paul Harding (Photo credit: Sam Harding)
Paul Harding. (Photo credit: Sam Harding)

2023 National Book Award Fiction Finalist Paul Harding (This Other Eden) and Winner Justin Torres (Blackouts) share readings from their honored works, and discuss the gravitational pull of fictionalizing the past and imagining new futures, both within and outside of literature.

moderator photo of Amelia Worsley. (Photo credit: not provided)
Amelia Worsley

Moderated by Amelia Worsley, Assistant Professor of English at Amherst College.

This program is part of the 9th Annual LitFest, supported by Amherst College and The Common magazine, and presented in partnership with the Jones Library.



(Friday) 5:00 pm EST


Johnson Chapel

Amherst, MA


Amherst College