Join us for an evening with Douglas Unger as he discusses Angles on Dialogue.
Douglas Unger is the author of four novels, including Leaving the Land, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award. His most recent books are the novel Voices from Silence (Wyatt/St. Martin's), with a revised edition recently published in French translation as Mes frères de sang (Daniel Arsand/Editions Phebus), and the collection Looking for War and Other Stories (Ontario Review Press). Among his newest works are stories in “Boulevard” and “Southwest Review,” essays in “The Writer’s Chronicle,” in “Carve” magazine and elsewhere; and he has just completed a new long novel, Dream City. His honors and distinctions include a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, a Fulbright scholarship, and the Nevada State Board of Regents Medal for Creative Activities. He is the co-founder of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing International and Ph.D. with creative dissertation programs at UNLV, where he teaches. Doug Unger also serves on the executive board of Words Without Borders (wordswithoutborders.org), as an editorial advisor of The Americas Series for Texas Tech University Press, and travels extensively in support of literary activism around the world.