Breakfast tête-à-tête with Liam Callanan
Saturday, November 3rd
UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha
1500 North University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188
Join us for coffee and a breakfast treat with Paris by the Book author, Liam Callanan in a Q&A style conversation with seasoned author Kathie Giorgio. The Breakfast Keynote is a free event.
Liam is the winner of the 2017 George W. Hunt, SJ Prize in Arts, Letters & Journalism. He’s the author of The Cloud Atlas (Delacorte, 2004; Dial, 2005), All Saints (Delacorte, 2007; Dial, 2008), Listen (Four Way, 2015), and Paris by the Book (Dutton, 2018); his work has been or will be translated into Chinese, German, Italian, and Japanese. He serves in the English department of the University of WisconsinMilwaukee and was previously its chair, as well as coordinator of its Ph.D. program in creative writing. He has regularly contributed to local and national public radio and is possibly the only person now living (but consult your own Venn diagram) who has written for all of the following: the Wall Street Journal (on zeppelins, jetpacks, and touring Paris and Greece with children’s books), The Awl, Medium, Commonweal, Esquire.com (on swimming and flying), Slate, the New York Times Book Review, the Times op-ed page, the Washington Post Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes FYI, Good Housekeeping, Parents, Milwaukee Magazine, Brain, Child and elsewhere. His short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in a variety of literary journals, including Gulf Coast, the New Haven Review, Tinge (where his story was named one of the Millions Writers Award Notable Stories of 2011 by storySouth), the Writers Chronicle, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, Southern Indiana Review, Caketrain, failbetter and Phoebe. Liam is also the creator and co-executive producer of the Poetry Everywhere animated film series. For more information about the author, visit his website at www.liamcallanan.com