Award-winning writer Tony Tulathimutte reads from his work along with creative writing seniors David Exume, Kirit Limperis, and Iris Samuels 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.


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Tony Tulathimutte’s novel Private Citizens was called “the first great millennial novel” by New York Magazine. A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has written for The New York Times, VICE, WIRED, Playboy, The Believer, NPR’s Selected Shorts, The New Yorker, N+1, The Atlantic, The New Republic, and others. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award and an O. Henry Award, and he appeared as a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers. You can apply for his writing class in Brooklyn, CRIT, at


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