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Brian Broome, writer | Creative Professional Lecture Series

  • Date & Time
    • Friday, October 29, 2021 12:50pm to 1:40pm
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    Celebrated writer, Brian Broome, provides a zoom session for the School of Music Creative Professional Lecture Series.

    BRIAN BROOME’s debut memoir, Punch Me Up to the Gods, was an NYT Editor’s Pick and a finalist for the 2021 Kirkus prize. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Poets and Writers, Medium, and more. Brian was a K. Leroy Irvis Fellow and an instructor in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.

    He has been a finalist in The Moth storytelling competition and won the grand prize in Carnegie Mellon University’s Martin Luther King Writing Awards. He also won a VANN Award from the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation for journalism in 2019. His film, Garbage, won the Audience Choice Award at the Cortada Short Film Festival and was a semi-finalist in the Portland Short Fest.

    He is a 2022 Writer in Residence at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California.

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