Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hank Klibanoff gives free reading at Emory

Hank Klibanoff

October 27, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Hank Klibanoff gives a free reading at Emory University as part of the Emory Creative Writing Program Reading Series on Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library.

Klibanoff co-authored “The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation,” which won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. He is currently Professor of Practice in the Emory Creative Writing Program. 

Prior to joining the Emory faculty, Klibanoff was a reporter and editor for more than 35 years, with positions at “The Boston Globe” and “The Philadelphia Inquirer” and served as managing editor of “The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.”

Currently, Klibanoff directs the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project at Emory, for which students examine Georgia’s modern civil rights history through the investigation of unsolved and unpunished racially motivated murders.

This reading is free and open to the public with a book signing to follow the event. For more information about the 2017-2018 Creative Writing Program Reading Series, visit arts.emory.edu.