An Evening With Zadie Smith, Spring 2016 Zale Kimmerling Writer In Residence

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Zadie Smith is the author of six books. Her acclaimed first novel, 'White Teeth' (2000), a vibrant portrait of contemporary multicultural London, told through the stories of three ethnically diverse families, won a number of awards and prizes, including the 'Guardian' First Book Award, the Whitbread First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Overall Winner, Best First Book), and two BT Ethnic and Multicultural Media Awards (Best Book/Novel and Best Female Media Newcomer). It was also shortlisted for the 'Mail on Sunday'/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Author’s Club First Novel Award. 'The Autograph Man' (2002), a story of loss, obsession and the nature of celebrity, won the 2003 Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize for Fiction. In 2003 and 2013 she was named by Granta magazine as one of 20 ‘Best of Young British Novelists’. 'On Beauty' won the 2006 Orange Prize for Fiction and her most recent novel, NW, was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Women’s Prize for Fiction and was named as one of 'The New York Times' “10 Best Books of 2012.” Zadie Smith writes regularly for The New Yorker and the New York Review of Books. She published a collection of essays, 'Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays' (2009) and is working on a book of essays entitled Feel Free. She is currently a tenured professor of Creative Writing at New York University.
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