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BIRSS: Kurt Vonnegut and Slaughterhouse-Five

BIRSS 2019

                      Vonnegut and Slaughterhouse-Five: Fifty Years On, And So It Goes 

             February 28, 2019 at 4:30pm in the RWU School of Law Appellate Court Room 283

Rick Moody is the author of six novels, including The Ice Storm and Hotels of North America; three collections of stories, including Demonology, and three works of non-fiction, including the forthcoming memoir The Long Accomplishment. He teaches at Brown University. Website:

Ginger Strand is the author of one novel and three books of narrative nonfiction, most recently The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic, which was called "a quantum leap forward" in Vonnegut studies (American Literary Scholarship). She has published essays and fiction in Harper's, The New Yorker, Tin House, and the New York Times. Website:

Nanette Vonnegut earned her BFA in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design in 1978. Her artwork and writing have appeared in Take Magazine, The New Yorker, and  The Huffington Post. She is the author of Kurt Vonnegut Drawings, a retrospective of her father's drawings. Website: