ART IN LITERATURE: AN UNDYING LOVE AFFAIR
Professor Patrick E. Horrigan (LIU Brooklyn English Department) will read from his recent novel, Portraits at an Exhibition (Lethe Press), winner of the 2016 Art in Literature Award, on Friday, October 14, 2016, at 6PM, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond, Virginia. The reading is open to the public and all are welcome. Purchase tickets.
Art in Literature: The Mary Lynn Kotz Award, sponsored by the Library of Virginia along with the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, recognizes an outstanding book published in the previous year that is written primarily in response to a work (or works) of art while also showing the highest literary quality as a creative or scholarly work. This unique award, established in 2013, is named in honor of Mary Lynn Kotz, author of the award-winning biography Rauschenberg, A Life. The inaugural award recipient was The Innocence of Objects by Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk. The 2014 award winner was Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda for The Embrace: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Last year's winner was Susan Vreeland for her novel Lisete's List.