Jess Walter: 'An Exercise of Play and Wonder'  
 

‘For Jess Walter, writing is a place of ludic discovery and invention, an exercise of play and wonder,’ said Professor Eric Freeze, introducing this year’s MacGregor Visiting Writer to the Wabash community Wednesday night.

And for the next hour, Walter immersed the Korb Hall audience in that play and wonder, reading excerpts from his best-selling novels Beautiful Ruins and The Financial Lives of Poets and a piece from his upcoming collection of short stories, and answering myriad questions from the audience about his work and craft.

 
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