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British author, journalist, and cultural critic Hermione Hoby reads from her work along with creative writing seniors Sonia Joseph, Jordan Salama, Carson Welch, and Max West at Labyrinth Books in Princeton.

The C.K. Williams Reading Series, named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning poet C.K. Williams, who served on Princeton’s Creative Writing faculty for 20 years, showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests.

ABOUT

hermione hoby

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Hermione Hoby grew up in south London and graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2007 with a double first in English Literature. After working on the Observer’s New Review section for a few years she moved to New York and has lived in Brooklyn since 2010. She writes about culture, especially books, film, music and gender, for the Guardian, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the TLS and others. She has interviewed hundreds of actors, writers, pop stars and other cultural figures including Toni Morrison, Meryl Streep, Naomi Campbell, Laurie Anderson, Debbie Harry and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. Her debut novel, Neon in Daylight, is published by Catapult in the United States and Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the United Kingdom. She teaches in the creative writing department at Columbia University.

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  • Program in Creative Writing
  • Labyrinth Books

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