Jonathan Wilson — The Red Balcony - with Matthew Davis — at Conn Ave

Upcoming Event
Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 5:00pm

Jonathan Wilson is the author of eight previous books, including the novels The Hiding Room, runner up for the JQ Wingate Prize, and A Palestine Affair, a New York Times Notable Book, and runner up for the 2004 National Jewish Book Award; two collections of short stories, Schoom and An Ambulance Is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble; and the soccer memoir Kick and Run. His fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, ARTnews, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Tablet, The Times Literary Supplement, and the Best American Short Stories, among other publications. Wilson has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his work has been translated into many languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese. He lives in Newton, MA.

Wilson will be in conversation with Matthew Davis. Davis is the founding director of the Cheuse Center for International Writers at George Mason University. He’s the author of When Things Get Dark: A Mongolian Winter’s Tale and his work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the Washington Post Magazine and Guernica, among other places. He’s been an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America, a Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute at UNLV, and a Fulbright Fellow to Syria and Jordan.  He is currently working on a book about the political history of Mt. Rushmore.

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This event is free with first come, first served seating.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
The Red Balcony: A Novel By Jonathan Wilson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780805243697
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Schocken - February 21st, 2023