The forty-sixth

Louisville Conference

on Literature and Culture since 1900

February 22-24, 2018

Eliezra Schaffzin,

The Calvino Prize winner

"Cingo, Cingere, Cinxi, Cinctum."

Friday, February 23, 2018—11:00 AM-12:00 PM—Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library.



Eliezra Schaffzin has taught writing at Harvard University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her short stories and essays have appeared in AGNIWashington SquarePANK, and the Harper Perennial anthology Forty Stories, among other publications. She is currently juggling several longer works-in-progress, including an opera libretto about a famous child abduction; a novella about college applicants, Beethoven's choral music, and aerial drones; and a novel about magic, seduction, and the first American department stores, for which she received a research fellowship from the New York Historical Society.