Event Detail

McGee Professor of Writing, Tony D'Souza

Novelist and journalist Tony D'Souza is an omnivore; the former Peace Corps volunteer and Guggenheim fellow has written for The New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy and Mother Jones on life during wartime in West Africa, drug trafficking in California, great bars in Wisconsin and racial strife in India. An American Academy of Arts & Letters winner of the Sue Kaufman Award for Best First Fiction, D'Souza received the National Association of Black Journalists Investigative Reporting Prize last year and his most recent novel has been optioned by Warner Brothers.

Steve Weinberg is the author of Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller, The Reporter's Handbook: An Investigator's Guide to Documents and Techniques and a biography of Armand Hammer, among other works. He is currently under contract to write a biography of Garry Trudeau. A freelance journalist and editor, he is the former director of the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Washington, D.C., reporting program.

Location

Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room

Event Type

Lecture

Contact

Barton, Kathy D
kabarton@davidson.edu