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Florida International University – Biscayne Bay Campus

address  3000 N.E. 151st St.
 North Miami, FL  33181
phone (305) 919-5500

FIU presents Lawrence Sanders Award to Jane Smiley

FIU presents Lawrence Sanders Award to Jane Smiley

FIU's Writers on the Bay will present novelist, Jane Smiley, with the 2017 Lawrence Sanders Award in Fiction. Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Golden Age, the concluding volume of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California. The event will take place on Thursday, March 30th, at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus (WUC 244 Ballroom, 3000 NE 151st Street in Miami, FL 33181). The award ceremony will include a reading by Ms. Smiley as well as an onstage Q&A with Creative Writing Director, Les Standiford. A book signing will follow at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on campus. Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. To reserve your seat, go to
Jane Smiley;Lawrence Sanders;Creative Writing;FIU
Event Info: (305) 919-5857
Ages: all ages
Price: free
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 • Thu 3/30/17 at 8pm-9:30pm