Writers At Newark: Christa Parravani, Anthony Swofford
OR Multipurpose Room 231 (Located in Paul Robeson Campus Center)
Christa Parravani is the author of Her: A Memoir, an Amazon excerpted in Marie Claire, The Washington Post, The London Times, and The Daily Mail, and was featured in the Poests and Writers, Cosmopolitan, and The New Yorker as well as on NPR's All Things Considered. Parravani is a graduate of the Rutgers-Newark MFA Program.
Anthony Swofford is the author of the memoirs Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails and Jarhead, as well as the novel Exit A. A film adaptation of Jarhead directied by Sam Mendes was relaesed in 2005. Swofford's writing has appeared in Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, Slate. among other places. He has taught at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop and Lewis and Clark College.