NYT bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer’s most recent novels, the Southern Reach trilogy, explore the limits of ecology and human understanding and have been translated into 35 languages. A movie based on his novel Annihilation, winner of the Nebula and Shirley Jackson awards, will be released by Paramount in 2017. His short fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, Black Clock, and many others, while his nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, Slate, Salon, and the Washington Post. VanderMeer has spoken on both global warming issues and social media at MIT, Vanderbilt, the University of Florida, and many others. He is the 2016-2017 Trias Writer in Residence at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. His novel Borne will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in May 2017.
Books by the author will be available for purchase at the reading
Reception and book signing to follow in the English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall. (bezonian)