David Shields

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
7:30 PM
FSU Alumni Center Ballroom


David Shields is the internationally bestselling author of 20 books, including “Reality Hunger,” named one of the best books of 2010 by more than 30 publications, New York Times bestseller: “The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead,” “Black Planet,” a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and “Other People: Takes and Mistakes.” Shields also co-starred in James Franco’s film of “I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel.” The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into 20 languages.

This event is presented in partnership with the FSU Creative Writing Department.

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