WordSpace Salon: Ben Fountain

WordSpace Salon: Ben Fountain
When: Thursday, April 5th, 7 pm
Where: Contact WordSpace 214-838-3554

Ben Fountain reads from his soon-to-be released new novel, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” published by Ecco/HarperCollins. Ben is the author of “Brief Encounters with Che Guevara” (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2006), which received the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award and the 2006 Barnes & Noble Discover Award. His fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Zoetrope: All-Story, and the Paris Review, among other magazines, and has received an O.Henry Award, two Pushcart Prizes, two short story awards from the Texas Institute of Letters, and the McGinnis Ritchie Prize for Fiction. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and New Letters. From 2004-2006 he served as fiction editor of the Southwest Review and  past WordSpace Board President.

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