Durst Distinguished Lecture Series- A Reading and Conversation with Francisco Goldman




Humanities Building, Humanities Theatre

Francisco Goldman is the author of four novels and two books of non-fiction. His most recent novel, Say Her Name, won the 2011 Prix Femina étranger, while his most recent book of non-fiction, The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle, won the 2017 Premio Metropolis Azul. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Radcliffe Institute Fellow, and a Cullman Center Fellow at the New York Public Library. In 2018, he received a Premio PEN México for literary excellence. He currently directs the Premio Aura Estrada and is the Allan K. Smith Professor of Creative Writing and Literature at Trinity College. 

The Roy and Shirley Durst Distinguished Chair in Literature Endowment supports the Roy and Shirley Durst Distinguished Chair in Literature, awarded to a professor whose work bridges literature and the visual or performing arts, and the Durst Distinguished Lecture Series, for visiting professors and other lecturers.  This generous support has benefited the college and especially enriched the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Humanities, and the Literature and Creative Writing Programs at Purchase College. Visit for more information.




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