Hiram College

The Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature and Environmental Studies Department will present a Convocation with Nonfiction Writer Donovan Hohn at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2012, in the Pritchard Room of the Library.

Hohn is the author of Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea, which was named a top book of 2011 by the New York Times and NPR.

He is also the recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, a 2010 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship, Hopwood Awards in essay and poetry, and a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship.

His work has appeared in Harper’s MagazineThe New York Times Magazine, and Outside, among other publications. His January 2007 cover story for Harper’s was included in The Best Creative Nonfiction, Vol. 2. A former English teacher, and a former senior editor of Harper’s, he is now the features editor of GQ.

The convocation is presented with support from the Hiram Community Trust.