Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Today: Philip Gourevitch

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series


2007-8 William Block Sr. Writer

Philip Gourevitch

Wednesday, February 27th
8:30 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Philip Gourevitch’s first book, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: stories from Rwanda, was published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (FSG) in 1998, and won numerous prizes, including a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a George Polk Book Award, and in Britain, the Guardian First Book Award. His second book, A Cold Case, was published by FSG in 2001, and is being adapted for the screen by Tom Hanks and Universal Pictures. His books have appeared in translation in ten languages. A long time board member of the writers’ organization PEN, Gourevitch has written for numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, Harpers, and Granta . In 2005, he became the editor of The Paris Review.

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