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Nov. 6, 2018
7 p.m.
James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284

HernĂ¡n Diaz, winner of the 2018 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for In the Distance, reads from his book. Afterward, he will be joined on a panel featuring Chris Fischbach, publisher at Coffee House Press, and Heather Cleary, a translator and writer and one of the founding editors of the digital, bilingual Buenos Aires Review. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. The event will be followed by a public reception, book sale and signing.

Election results will be live-streamed in the venue immediately following the event.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For more information, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.


The Cabell First Novelist Award is presented on behalf of VCU's M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program. Sponsors include the James Branch Cabell Library AssociatesVCU Libraries, the VCU Department of EnglishBarnes & Noble @ VCU, and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.