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Elizabeth Hand + Carl W. Bazil


Friday, April 1, 2016
7:00 PM–8:30 PM
Sold Out

It might be obvious why gothic novelist Elizabeth Hand suffers from sleep disorders, but she’ll receive some additional insight from Columbia University neurologist Carl Bazil.

A book signing of Hand’s works will follow this program.

About the Speakers

Elizabeth Hand is the bestselling author of fourteen novels and four collections of short fiction. Her work has received numerous awards, and several of her books have been New York Times and Washington Post Notable Books. Her recent, critically acclaimed novels featuring Cass Neary, “one of literature’s great noir anti-heroes,” have been compared to those of Patricia Highsmith. She is a longtime critic and book reviewer whose work appears regularly in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Salon, and the Boston Review, among many others. She teaches at the Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing, and divides her time between the coast of Maine and North London.

Carl W. Bazil is the Caitlin Tynan Doyle Professor of Neurology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He is the Director of the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep at the Neurological Institute in New York City.

Bazil was a neurology resident and chief resident at New York University and a clinical fellow in epilepsy/EEG at the Neurological Institute of Columbia University. His research interests are primarily in the effects of sleep and sleep disorders on epilepsy and learning. He has published books and more than eighty articles in professional journals.

Brainwave is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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