Matthew Klam, 29th Annual ODU Literary Festival and Jewish Studies


Matthew Klam

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building - Room 102

Author/Artist Bio

Matthew Klam was named one of the Twenty Best Fiction Writers Under Forty by The New Yorker in 1999. He is a recipient of a PEN/Robert Bingham Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Whiting Writer's Award, and an O'Henry Award. His first book, Sam the Cat and Other Stories, was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. He is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and GQ Magazine.


Klam read on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 3:30 p.m.


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