An Evening with Ben Fountain

The author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and Beautiful Country Burn Again, Ben Fountain, grew up in eastern North Carolina and lives in Texas. He will speak to the university community on American veterans and contemporary wartime in “The Fantasy Industrial Complex.” This reading is free and open to the public. Read more about the author at:


Monday, November 1, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Main Campus Student Center, Black Box Theater
501 E. 10th St., Greenville, NC 27858

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Lecture/Reading, ECU Homepage, Academic


Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, English, Brody School of Medicine

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Public, Alumni



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Anna Froula

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