Potery in the Round: Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht will read her poetry as part of the Seton Hall University Arts Council's Poetry in the Round Series. Obreht will read in the Chancellor's Suite in the University Center on Seton Hall's South Orange campus. This event is free and open to the public. 

Téa Obreht was born in Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, and grew up in Cyprus and Egypt before eventually immigrating to the United States. Her most recent novel, Inland (Random House, 2019), has been named one of the best books of the year by Time, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, and many others, and is a New York Times bestseller. Her debut novel, The Tiger’s Wife (Random House, 2011), won the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction, and was a 2011 National Book Award finalist and an international bestseller. 

Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Non-Required Reading, and has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Atlantic, Vogue, Esquire, and Zoetrope: All-Story, among many others. She was the recipient of the Rona Jaffe fellowship from the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and a 2016 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She was a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree, and was named by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best American fiction writers under forty. She lives in New York with her husband, and teaches at Hunter College. 

Contact Information
  1. Cara Blue Adams
  2. (973) 761-5151
  3. cara.adams@shu.edu
Thu, April 30
4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
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Téa Obreht will read her poetry as part of the Seton Hall University Arts Council's Poetry in the Round Series. Obreht will read in the Chancellor's Suite in the University Center on Seton Hall's South Orange campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Téa Obreht was born in Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, and grew up in Cyprus and Egypt before eventually ...

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