William Giraldi, Writer, Editor, Essayist, Drew Grad, and author of the acclaimed novel Busy Monsters
Wednesday February 22nd, 2012 4pm
The Founders Room, Mead Hall
The reading will be followed by a book-signing and light refreshments
Sponsored by the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and Writers@Drew
William Giraldi teaches at Boston University and is Senior Fiction Editor for AGNI. His nonfiction and fiction have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Georgia Review, Bookforum, Southern Review, The Believer, Kenyon Review, Poets & Writers, Yale Review, The American Scholar, Antioch Review, TriQuarterly
, and Salmagundi
. His essay on amateur bodybuilding, “Freaky Beasts,” received a Pushcart Prize and was listed among Most Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2010. His essay “The Physics of Speed” was a finalist for a 2011 National Magazine Award. Giraldi lives in Boston with his wife and son.