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Thursday, February 22, 2024

UE’s Coffee Hour – Ben H. Winters


Join students, faculty, and friends of the University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing for coffee and cookies as celebrated authors read their published works. The authors will be available afterward for conversation and book signings.

Ben H. Winters is the author of seven novels, including most recently Countdown City (Quirk), an NPR Best Book of 2013 and a nominee for the philip K. Dick Award. Countdown City is the sequel to The Last Policeman, which was the recipient of the 2012 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America; it was also named one of the Best Books of 2012 by Amazon.com and Slate. World of Trouble, the third in the Last Policeman Trilogy, is forthcoming in 2014, and his various works for the theatre include the "jukebox musical" Breaking Up is Hard to Do, which is produced frequently at venues across the country.

A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Ben lives in Indianapolis and teaches at Butler University. Contact William Baer, professor of creative writing, for more information.