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Dig Deeper: Daniel Torday

TORDAYCRXsmDaniel Torday, one of the Literary Festival’s featured speakers, will give a reading and a talk tomorrow, Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library.

Daniel Torday is the author of the novel The Last Flight of Poxl West, a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, and an Amazon.com Best Debuts of 2015. His novella, The Sensualist, won the 2012 National Jewish Book Award for debut fiction. Torday’s stories and essays have appeared in Esquire Magazine, n+1, The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily and Tin House. A former editor at Esquire, Torday serves as an editor at The Kenyon Review. He is Director of Creative Writing at Bryn Mawr College. At the event, Torday will read from his most recent novel The Last Flight of Poxl West.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public.

To learn more about Torday before the event, check out the resources below, selected by Sarah Wingo, team leader of Humanities II, subject librarian for English, literature and theatre.


Dig Deeper

The Last Flight of Poxl West

Daniel Torday’s website: http://www.danieltorday.com/

Links to writings and non-fiction essays: http://www.danieltorday.com/writings/

NPR interview from last year on Torday’s latest book.

Jewish Book Council Review


SarahLinks curated by Sarah Wingo, team leader – Humanities II, subject librarian for English, literature and theatre. Article and graphics by Joanne Quinn, team leader for Communication & Service Promotion.


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