Prologue: John Jeremiah Sullivan

Sep 28, 2016

Monday, October 10th
MC Erny Gallery at WHQR

Prologue host, Ben Steelman of StarNews, will sit down with John Jeremiah Sullivan, accomplished author, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and Southern editor for The Paris Review.  

David Gessner, chairman of the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will be joining the conversation. The topic of discussion will be creative research.

John  is the author two books to date: "Blood Horses" and "Pulphead", for which he has earned many awards, including:

"Blood Horses"

  • Winner of a 2004 Whiting Writers' Award
  • Winner of a National Magazine Award
  • Named a Book of the Year by The Economist magazine
  • Winner of a 2003 Eclipse Award


  • A New York Times Notable Book for 2011
  • One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the Year 2011
  • A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction book of 2011
  • A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011
  • One of Library Journal's Best Books of 2011