Friday, April 18, 2014

Introducing Summer Keynote Speaker -- Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III 
photo by 
Marion Ettlinger

The Antioch Writers' Workshop is pleased to announce author Andre Dubus III as the 2014 Antioch Writers' Workshop Keynote Speaker and Morning Creative Writing Craft Class instructor.

Andre Dubus III is the author of five books: The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, and the New York Times bestsellers, House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie, a #4 New York Times bestseller and a New York Times "Editors Choice". It was named on many "Top Non-fiction Books of 2011" lists, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Esquire magazine. His work has been included in The Best American Essays of 1994 and The Best Spiritual Writing of 1999, and his novel, House of Sand and Fog was a finalist for the National Book Award, a #1 New York Times Bestseller, and was made into an Academy Award nominated film starring Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly.

Mr. Dubus has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for Fiction, The Pushcart Prize, and he is a 2012 recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. His books are published in over twenty-five languages, and he teaches full-time at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Fontaine, a modern dancer, and their three children.

His newest book, Dirty Love, was published in the fall of 2013. Learn more about him at

Registration for Full-Week and A La Carte options for 29th Annual Summer Workshop July 12-18, 2014 is now available on our website.

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