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DAVID JOY, Geographical Divides

Wednesday, September 20, 7:30 pm at Mitchell Hall

This event is free and open to the community. Tickets are optional but recommended. For details, please visit If you are unable to attend in person, you may view the livestream here. The link will become active 10 minutes before the 7:30 pm start time.

David Joy is a Southern novelist and the author of the Edgar-nominated novel, Where All Light Tends To Go as well as the novels The Weight Of This World and the upcoming The Line That Held Us. He is also the author of the memoir Growing Gills: A Fly Fisherman’s Journey, which was a finalist for the Reed Environmental Writing Award and the Ragan Old North State Award. Joy discussed rural-urban divides in a July 2017 interview with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. He is the recipient of an artist fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. His writing has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, and has been nominated for awards such as the Pushcart Prize. Signed copies of Joy’s novels will be available for purchase.

The National Agenda "As We Stand, Divided" speaker series is hosted by the Center for Political Communication. It is held at the University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall on these Wednesday evenings: September 6, September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15. National Agenda is made possible with support from the University of Delaware Office of the Provost.

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DAVID JOY, Geographical Divides
  • Center for Political Communication
  • 190A Graham Hall, 111 Academy Street
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-7771