What's Wrong With Me?: The Mysteries of Chronic Illness
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Meghan O’Rourke is the award-winning author of the memoir The Long Goodbye (2011), as well as the poetry collections Once (2011) and Halflife (2007). Formerly an editor at The New Yorker, Slate, and The Paris Review, she has published essays and journalism in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and elsewhere. She was a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University and the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, two Pushcart Prizes, and a Front Page Award for her cultural criticism, among other prizes. A graduate of Yale University, she teaches at Princeton and the Creative Writing Program at New York University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is at work on a book about chronic illness and autoimmune disease.