Max Porter is an editorial director at Granta Books and Portobello Books. He lives in South London with his wife and children. Grief is the Thing with Feathers is his first book and the winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize 2016. Robert McFarlane calls it, “Dazzlingly good…anyone who has ever loved someone, or lost someone, or both will be gripped by it.”
This event is sponsored by the Department of English’s New Writers Project, the L.L. and Ethel E. Dean Endowment in the School of Undergraduate Studies, and the Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in the Plan II Honors Program.
This event is free and open to the public.