Pulitzer Winning Writer, Penn Alumna Jennifer Egan Returns to Campus for Alumni Weekend Reading May 14

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 4, 2011

WHO: Jennifer Egan, 1985 University of Pennsylvania graduate and winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished fiction by an American author for her novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad," published in June 2010.

WHAT: Penn Alumni Weekend reading

WHERE: Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk on Penn’s campus

WHEN: Saturday, May 14

Jennifer Egan, a 1985 Penn graduate, has won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished fiction by an American author for her inventive rock-and roll-novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad" published in June 2010.

Egan and Penn alum Sam Donsky, a 2007 graduate, will read from their work and join in a post-reading reception.  Reservations, which are required, can be made at whalumniweekend@writing.upenn.edu or 215-746-POEM.

 

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