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105 College Dr.
Gambier, OH 43022
740-427-5158

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  • Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 8:00 PM
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GAMBIER — “Friday Night Lights” author H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger will visit Kenyon College on Thursday to discuss writing and his career in sports and investigative journalism.

Bissinger’s lecture and a discussion that follows take place at 8 p.m. in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

In addition to “Friday Night Lights,” which launched a feature film and a television series by the same name, Bissinger has written the non-fiction books “A Prayer for the City,” “3 Nights in August” and “Shooting Stars,” which was co-written with LeBron James.

His journalism career has included work at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Chicago Tribune and the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he and two colleagues won a Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for a six-part investigative series on the Philadelphia court system. His stories have also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated and Vanity Fair, where he is a contributing editor. Bissinger has also done teleplay and screenwriting work and was a writer for the television series NYPD Blue.

Bissinger’s appearance at Kenyon is sponsored by Student Lectureships. For more information call 740-427-5591.

Published on December 6, 2011

 


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