Small School Presents: One-Man Band: Surviving in the New Creative Economy
William Deresiewicz is an award-winning essayist and critic, a frequent speaker at colleges, high schools, and other venues, and the best-selling author of The End of Solitude: Selected Essays on Culture and Society.
Bill has published over 300 essays and reviews. He has won the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, and a Sydney Award; he is also a three-time National Magazine Award nominee. His work, which has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper’s, and many other publications, has been translated into 18 languages and anthologized in 39 college and scholastic readers.
Bill taught English at Yale and Columbia before becoming a full-time writer. He has spoken at over 160 educational and other venues and has appeared on The Colbert Report, Here & Now, The New Yorker Radio Hour, and many other outlets. His previous books are The Death of the Artist, A Jane Austen Education, and Jane Austen and the Romantic Poets.
This event is part of the Small School Fall Visiting Artist lecture series at the North Carolina Museum of Art.