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Joynes Reading Room Speaker History

2016-17

Erin Thompson, writer
Kazim Ali, poet, essayist and fiction writer
Dorit Rabinyan, novelist and screenwriter

2015-16

Noelle Kolcot, Poet
Max Porter, Novelist 
Nadine Strossen, Constitutional scholar 
Eula Biss, Essayist   

2014-15

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2013-14

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2012-13

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2011-12

Chang-Rae Lee, Novelist
Anthony Doerr, Author
Dona Schwartz, Julie Blackmon & Cori Pepelnjak, Photographers
Part Parker & Rita DeWitt, Creative Collaborators

2010-11

Sam Tanehause, editor of the New York Times Book Review
Stuart Schoffman, Former Anti-Defamation League Fellow in Jerusalem
Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights
Paul Lisicky, novelist, memoirist and poet
Stephen Scobie, Poet
Robert Schenkkan, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author
Russell Banks, Author

2009-10

Philip Gourevitch, Author
Salvador Plascencia, Novelist
Adam Gopnik, Author

2008-09

Elva Treviño Hart, author of memoir Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child
Alison Bechdel, author of the graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Patricia Smith, Poet
Mark Richard, Author
Anne Fadiman, Author

2007-08

Scott McCloud, Comic Book Author
Dominic Smith, Novelist
Jason Schneiderman, Poet
Yvette Christianse, Novelist and Poet
Stuart Schoffman, Journalist
Colum McCann, Author
Tony D'Souza, Novelist
C.K. Williams, Pulitzer Prize winning Poet
Anne Waldman, Poet

2006-07

Howard Norman, Author
Alice Notley, Poet
Corinne Lee and Hoa Nguyen, Poets
Barry Lopez, Author
Mary Karr, Author
Barbara Ras, Poet
Lawrence Wright, Journalist
James H. Jones, Biographer
Aminatta Forna, Author and Journalist
Stanley Crawford, Novelist
Jason Schneiderman, Poet
Mary Karr, Memoirist
Barry Lopez, Author


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