A reading and moderated conversation with Antoine Wilson.
Antoine Wilson is the author of the novel Mouth to Mouth, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, shortlisted for the Prix Fitzgerald and the California Independent Booksellers Award, and was featured on Barack Obama’s 2022 Summer Reading List. It was also named a best book of the year by both Time and NPR. Antoine is also the author of the novels Panorama City and The Interloper. His short fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, StoryQuarterly, The Los Angeles Times, and Best New American Voices, among other publications, and he is a contributing editor of the literary magazine A Public Space. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and recipient of a Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin, he lives in Los Angeles.
Literary Arts Lab: Art and Trouble is a two-day festival of public readings, panels, craft talks, and Q&As featuring writers Daisy Hernández, Chang-rae Lee, Antoine Wilson, and Jeffrey Yang in conversation with UChicago faculty, students, and community members. Come join us as we explore the intersections between art, trouble, imagination, and writing craft. Free and open to everyone.