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Juan Villoro with Glenn Patterson at NYU's Glucksman Ireland House

On Friday, April 29, Juan Villoro, author of God Is Round, will appear with Glenn Patterson at NYU's Glucksman Ireland House. The two authors, from Mexico and Northern Ireland respectively, will discuss the complicated nature writing in and of a physical place known internationally for violence.

Introduction by Professor John P. Waters, Clinical Assistant Professor of Irish Studies, NYU.

Part of the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature NYU Mini-Festival and The Literary Mews at NYU.

Belfast-native Glenn Patterson is a playwright, filmmaker, and author.  He was a writer in residence at the University of East Anglia and University College Cork, and has written eight novels and two works of non-fiction.  The screenplay for the 2013 UK film Good Vibrations, which Patterson co-wrote with Colin Carberry, was nominated for the Outstanding Debut BAFTA. For Spring 2016, he is Heimbold Chair of Irish Studies at Villanova University.

When: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:30pm

Where: Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, One Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

AdmissionFree, but please RSVP below.