Ron Hansen Reading

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    Ron Hansen

Location: Tawes Theatre

November 15, 2012
This event was previously scheduled for Thursday, November. Due to Hurricane Sandy, it was rescheduled for Thursday, November 29th at 4:00 p.m. in Tawes Theatre. 

Ron Hansen is the author of eight novels, two collections of stories, and a book of essays. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha and went on to the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Stanford University. His novel Atticus was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. His novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and was made into a movie starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck.

Hansen’s writing has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is currently the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Professor in the Arts and the Humanities at Santa Clara University in Northern California. Coming in November is She Loves Me Not:  New and Selected Stories.

Last modified on Nov. 15th, 2012 at 1:27pm by Owen Bailey.