Dinner with an Author Essay Contest


Entries accepted through Nov. 13

Dinner: Monday, Nov. 18, 6-8 pm, location TBD

Now is your chance to realize a dream of dining with a successful, published author. Enter our essay contest explaining why you and your closest friend should have dinner with Ron Currie. Currie will select the most compelling essay. Word limit: 1,000. The chosen author and their guest will spend an evening with Currie chatting over dinner. Dinner is on us *alcohol excluded. Submit your entry »

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Ron Currie is author of three novels including The One-Eyed Man. His short story collection God is Dead was winner of the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award. In 2009, he received the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a “young writer of great promise.”  His short fiction, essays, and criticism have appeared in the New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Believer and elsewhere. He's a native of Maine, where he still lives.