Arts & Culture / September 11, 2013

Caxton Club brings Peter Orner to The Space

LiteratureKicking off Fall Term, Caxton Club will be bringing Peter Orner to Knox College on Friday, Sept. 13.

Orner is the highly acclaimed author of “Esther Stories,” “The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo” and “Love and Shame and Love.” He is also the editor of two nonfiction books, “Hope Deferred: Narrative of Zimbabwean Lives” and “Underground America.” He is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes and has been published in The Paris Review and Best American Stories.

Orner will be reading from his published collection “Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge” at The Space, 306 E. Simmons St. at 7:00pm.

Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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