46th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 1-5, 2023


Bob Kunzinger, 46th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Bob Kunzinger

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Bob Kunzinger is a non-fiction writer whose work has appeared in the Southern Humanities Review, WW2 History, The Chronicle of Higher Education, St Anthony Messenger, Ilanot Review, Kestrel, the Washington Post and many others. He has authored ten books of essays including Penance, still very popular in Prague, and Borderline Crazy, a collection of essays which includes several noted by Best American Essays. His next book is the narrative memoir, The Iron Scar: A Father and Son in Siberia, from Madville Publishing, who did his previous collection of essays, A Third Place: Notes in Nature.


The reading took place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre at Old Dominion University. Bob read as part of the "Alumni Readings" which included Amanda Galvan Huynh, Richard Leise, Tracy Rice Weber, and Van Vaneendenburg.

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