Archives by Day: February 3, 2014

NEOMFA to Host Guest Artist Chuck Klosterman

New York Times bestselling author Chuck Klosterman will visit the University of Akron in an event hosted by the NEOMFA.

A salon session will be held on Thursday February 20th in Quaker Square Ballroom B at 5:20 pm.

On Friday, Feb. 21, five NEOMFA students will have the opportunity for a one-on-one, 20-minute manuscript consultation with the guest artist. The selection process will be juried by faculty.

A reading will take place on Friday February 21st in the Quaker Square Ballroom at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of Klosterman’s books will be available for purchase, and he will be available for signing after the event.

Bio: Chuck Klosterman is the New York Times bestselling author of six books of nonfiction (including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and I Wear the Black Hat) and two novels (Downtown Owl and The Visible Man). His debut book, Fargo Rock City, was a winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. He has written for GQ, Esquire, Spin, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Believer, andThe A.V. Club. He currently covers sports and popular culture for ESPN and serves as “The Ethicist” for the New York Times Magazine.

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