february, 2023

24feb7:00 pmNBF Presents: An Evening with the National Book Awards7:00 pm EST Amherst, MA

Event Details

author photo of Megan-ORourke. (Photo credit: David Surowiecki)
Megan-ORourke. (Photo credit: David Surowiecki)
Ingrid Rojas Contreras. (Photo credit: Jamil Hellu)
Ingrid Rojas Contreras. (Photo credit: Jamil Hellu)

For Amherst College’s annual LitFest, 2022 National Book Award Nonfiction Finalists Ingrid Rojas Contreras (The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir) and Meghan O’Rourke (The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness) read from their work, and discuss crafting personal narratives informed by cultural, historical, and scientific contexts.

Dennis Sweeney, author photo.
Dennis Sweeney


Moderated by Dennis James Sweeney, author of In the Antarctic Circle and a lecturer in English at Amherst College.


This program is supported by Amherst College and The Common magazine.


(Friday) 7:00 pm EST


Johnson Chapel & Virtual

Amherst, MA


Amherst College