Calvin Trillin, essayist
Wednesday, May 6
Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave., Rochester
2015 Art of Fact Award for Excellence in Literary Nonfiction
Calvin Trillin has been a longtime columnist for The New Yorker and The Nation. He has published over 20 books, including American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater, Messages from My Father, Family Man, The Tummy Trilogy, and About Alice. In 2012, Trillin was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor. In 2013, he was inducted into the New York Writers Hall of Fame. He lives in Greenwich Village in New York City.
The Art of Fact is generously funded by M&T Bank and is presented each spring to a nonfiction writer whose works contribute significantly to American culture.