UO Today: Fiction writer discusses character development and voice

Fiction writer Danielle Evans, winner of the 2011 National Book Foundation's 5 under 35 honor, discussed her writing and read from her short story collection “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” on UO Today.

The book won the 2011 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. Evans talked about how she develops the voice and complexity of her characters.

She gave a reading at the UO on April 12, 2018 as a guest of the English Department, with support from the Oregon Humanities Center's Coleman-Guitteau Professorship.