Robert Boswell

The Long Shrift

 

2014

Events

2014

JULY 13, 2014: Boswell's play The Long Shrift will open off-Broadway, produced by the Rattlestick Theatre Company. Scott Haze, Ahna O'Reilly, Brian Lally, Allie Gallerani, and Ally Sheedy will star. James Franco will direct. David Van Asselt is the theater's artistic director.

OCTOBER 22-26: Tomales Bay Writers' Conference. Boswell will teach an advanced workshop and give a reading. Other faculty include Antonya Nelson, Pam Houston, Kwame Dawes, Dorothy Allison, and Andre Dubus III.

NOVEMBER 13: Boswell reads at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon.

 

Scott Haze will star in Boswell's new play The Long Shrift and James Franco will direct.

Scott Haze will star in Boswell's new play The Long Shrift and James Franco will direct.

Ahna O'Reilly will also star in Boswell's play The Long Shrift in July.

Ahna O'Reilly will also star in Boswell's play The Long Shrift in July.

Robert Boswell teaches in the University of Houston PhD, MFA, and undergraduate programs. His colleagues include Antonya Nelson, Peter Turchi, Alex Parsons, Mat Johnson, Chitra Divakaruni, Edward Albee, Tony Hoagland, Ange Mlinko, Kevin Prufer, Martha Serpas, and Nick Flynn. The programs are directed by James Kastely.


Robert Boswell also teaches in the Warren Wilson Low Residency MFA Program for Writers.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

University of Houston

University of Houston

NEW BOSWELL STORIES IN MAGAZINES

"Sophistication," The Idaho Review, forthcoming in 2014. 

"How I Met My Wife: Alternate Methods of Characterization,"  Tin House, Summer 2013.

“Sleeping in Bars,” 24 Bar Blues, an anthology of fiction set in bars.

“Some Something with Wings,” Fugue, Spring 2013.

“American Epiphany,” r.kv.r.y., Spring 2013.

“Lovely One-armed Schoolteacher,” Epoch, Spring 2013.

 

 

 

 

WARREN WILSON COLLEGE MFA PROGRAM FOR WRITERS

 

Warren Wilson College In the mountains above Asheville, North Carolina

Warren Wilson College

In the mountains above Asheville, North Carolina

InPrint and the Margarett Root Brown Reading Series in Houston

InPrint sponsors the Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. Here Robert Boswell and Antonya Nelson speak with James Salter.

InPrint sponsors the Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. Here Robert Boswell and Antonya Nelson speak with James Salter.