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      Stone Award for Literary Achievement Lecture with Colson Whitehead in Corvallis

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      April 1, 2019

      Monday   7:30 PM

      875 Southwest 26th Street
      Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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      Stone Award for Literary Achievement Lecture with Colson Whitehead

      Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize), The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. Colson Whitehead’s reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications, such as the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper’s and Granta. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, A Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and W+riters, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for John Henry Days. He has taught at the University of Houston, Columbia University, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, New York University, Princeton University, Wesleyan University, and been a Writer-in-Residence at Vassar College, the University of Richmond, and the University of Wyoming. He lives in New York City. The biennial Stone Literary Award is one of the largest prizes of its kind given by an American university. Past recipients include Joyce Carol Oates, Tobias Wolff and Rita Dove. Read more about Colson Whitehead. For accommodations related to disability, please contact 541-737-0724 or email

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