East Carolina University

Voyages of Discovery: Colson Whitehead (Pulitzer Prize-winning author)

Colson Whitehead

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist

A reading from the author of the novel, The Underground Railroad

October 4, 2017, 7 p.m., Wright Auditorium


Colson Whitehead has established himself as one of the most versatile and innovative writers in contemporary literature. From the secret lives of elevators to international poker tournaments, Whitehead takes on the marginal, the strange and the surreal. His newest novel, The Underground Railroad, is a 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner, was the 2016 National Book Award winner and appeared at the top of the New York Times bestseller list.


Individual and Season Tickets are free to ECU students with a valid ECU ID. Students must request a ticket from the Ticket Office located in the Mendenhall Student Center.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Wright Auditorium
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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