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“Burning Biographer: Living with D.H. Lawrence” with Frances Wilson
September 26, 2023, 7:00 pm-8:30 pmFree
Help us welcome frequent New York Review of Books contributor Frances Wilson to Tulsa. Wilson will talk about the art of biography, her new book Burning Man: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence, and the research she is doing on novelist Muriel Spark in McFarlin Library’s Special Collections.
Frances Wilson is a critic, journalist, and the author of several works of nonfiction, including Literary Seductions; The Courtesan’s Revenge; The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth, which won the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize; How to Survive the Titanic, winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography; and Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and received a fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center in 2018. She lives in London with her daughter.