Friday, February 16, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Labyrinth Books, Princeton
FREE and open to the public

Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn reads with creative writing seniors Kyle Berlin, Aidan Gray, Allison Light, Allie Mendelsohn, and Kevin Romero 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.


Labyrinth Books is located at 122 Nassau Street in Princeton, NJ.

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NICOLE DENNIS-BENN is the author of the debut novel, Here Comes the Sun (2016), which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, an NPR Best Books of 2016, an Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Entertainment Weekly, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016, and a BuzzFeed Best Literary Debuts of 2016, among others. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, ELLE Magazine, Electric Literature, Lenny Letter, Catapult, Red Rock Review, Kweli Literary Journal, Mosaic, Ebony, and the Feminist Wire. Dennis-Benn’s honors include a Lambda Literary Award, the Richard and Julie Logsdon Fiction Prize, in addition to fellowships from MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Lambda, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Hurston/Wright, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She teaches in the MFA Fiction program at Sarah Lawrence College.

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