Rebecca Curtis Reads on Monday, February 23rd!


The Roosevelt University MFA Program is thrilled to host writer Rebecca Curtis this coming Monday in Room 700 of the Gage Building (18 South Michigan Avenue). The reception starts at 4:30pm, and Rebecca’s reading will start at 5pm. This event is free and open to the public. (Please note: this will be in Room 700, NOT the gallery on the main level)

Twenty Grand: And Other Tales of Love and Money, Curtis’s debut collection (HarperCollins 2007), was a New York Times Notable Book of 2007, a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of 2007, and an L.A. Times Best Book of 2007. It was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for Best First Fiction. Curtis’s fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, The O’Henry Prize Stories, McSweeney’s, N+1, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation award and a Saltonstall Grant. She lives in Brooklyn.

 Rebecca Curtis Stories:

“The Christmas Miracle” (The New Yorker, 2013)

“The Pink House” (The New Yorker, 2014)

Rebecca Curtis Interviews: 

A Conversation with Curtis and Emily Gould (n+1, 2013)

A Conversation with Curtis and Lisa Swanstrom (sunspinner, 2006)


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Oyez Review is the literary magazine of Roosevelt University's MFA Program in Creative Writing. We publish high-quality fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art from all over the nation and the world!
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