Acclaimed writer Michael Chabon will deliver the 2023 William Gifford Lecture

Nov. 8, 2023, 6:00 p.m.

Villard Room, Main Building

Michael Chabon is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of several bestselling books, including The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Hailed by the New York Times as “an immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist,” Chabon has produced stellar work in different genres: novels, short-story collections, essay collections, screenplays and scripts for film and television. He also scripted Star Trek Discovery: Calypso, and was executive producer, writer and showrunner for the premiere season of Star Trek: Picard starring Patrick Stewart. In March 2012, he was voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the English Department and the William Gifford Fund for Writers-in-Residence.

Portrait of Michael Chabon with bookshelves in the background
Michael Chabon
Photo: Benjamin Tice Smith