University of Rochester

EVENT: Reading by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize at the University of Rochester

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

January 3, 2006

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for her debut novel, Madeleine is Sleeping. The work also was a finalist for the National Book Award. Bynum, who teaches at the University of California at San Diego, is a recipient of a Whiting Writer Award. Her short fiction works have been published in Georgia Review, TriQuarterly, and The Best American Short Stories of 2004.

The Kafka Prize is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies and the Department of English.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies at (585) 275-8318.




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