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SEE presents

An Evening with
Ottessa Moshfegh


Join SEE for an evening with Ottessa Moshfegh, author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation and Death in Her Hands to discuss her newest work, Lapvona. Listen to a reading from Lapvona followed by a Q&A and a book signing!

September 8, 2022

Doors Open 8PM | Event Starts 9PM • Doors Close 9:15PM

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Stamp Atrium,
Stamp Student Union

FREE for all UMD Students,
Open to the public

Book Club

About Ottessa Moshfegh

Originally from Boston, Ottessa Moshfegh now lives in Los Angeles. She has received the Pushcart Prize, the O. Henry Award, and a Plimpton Prize from The Paris Review for her short fiction as well as a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. A prolific essayist, Moshfegh’s work has appeared in outlets including Vice, The New Yorker, Granta, and various online journals.

This is an RSVP event

{UMD community only}


Free of Charge

To attend this event, SEE asks that you fill out an RSVP form. You are permitted to register for a slot until noon on the day of the event. 



If you are in need of any accommodations, please let us know at least TWO (2) weeks prior to the day of the event.

Please contact SEE Coordinator David Bonilla-Ciferri,


Please be aware that any recording or reproduction of this event is strictly prohibited.

Violations will be reported to applicable parties including, but not limited to, the Office of Student Conduct. 



Any attempted disruption to software used to host this event, including but not limited to web-conferencing software, webpage hosting, or other platforms will not be tolerated. If any individual takes action that results in the event needing to end early, the responsible party may be held liable for any damages, financial or otherwise. All disruptive participants will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct (Code 10.d.4. “Engaging in disorderly or disruptive action that interferes with University or community activities, including but not limited to studying, teaching, research, and University administration”) or the appropriate campus entities and/or law enforcement.

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