Mike Scalise will serve as the visiting writer at the New Leaves Literary Festival at George Mason University. He will be reading from his new memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe, at 7:30 PM on April 4th in Research Hall room 143. For more information, please visit the event page here.
Mike Scalise’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Agni, Indiewire, Ninth Letter, The Paris Review Daily, and other places. He’s an 826DC advisory board member, has received fellowships and scholarships from Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and the Ucross Foundation, and was the Philip Roth Writer in Residence at Bucknell University. His memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe, was the recipient of The Center for Fiction’s 2014 Christopher Doheny Award.