Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize Presentation and Reading with Author Amy Waldman

Thursday, October 4, 2012
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Interfaith Chapel, University of Rochester

Kafka Prize Presentation, Reading, and Reception

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The Department of English and the Susan B. Anthony Institute will present author Amy Waldman with the 36th Annual Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction. Waldman will give a reading from her winning novel, The Submission, and be available for a book signing after the event. An hors d'oeuvres reception will follow the reading. Copies of The Submission will be available to purchase at the event. Among its many accolades, The Submission was named a New York Times Notable Book for 2011 and Esquire‘s Book of the Year in 2011. Waldman was a reporter for The New York Times for eight years, including three as co-chief of the New Delhi bureau. She was also a national correspondent for the Atlantic . Waldman is a graduate of Yale University and has been a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and at the American Academy in Berlin. This event is free and open to the public. Contact sbai@rochester.edu for more information.