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Luc Sante

March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Bob Dylan Center in collaboration with Magic City Books is pleased to welcome to Tulsa renowned author and critic Luc Sante. Born in Belgium, but raised in New Jersey, Sante is the author of Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York (1991), The Factory of Facts (1998), Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990 – 2005 (2007) and The Other Paris (2005). A regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, Sante has written on the subjects of film, art and photography for a variety of journals and publications including Vogue, Artforum and High Times. He also has the distinction of winning a Grammy for his album notes for the 1997 re-issue of the Anthology of American Folk Music and in 2017 penned the sermons delivered by actor Michael Shannon in the Bob Dylan concert film Trouble No More. Sante will be reading from his work and engaged in conversation with Robert Polito, professor, the Creative Writing Program at The New School and Bob Dylan Archive Curator Michael Chaiken.

He is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Grammy (for album notes), an Infinity Award in Writing from the International Center of Photography, and Guggenheim and Cullman Fellowships. He has written for the New York Review of Books since 1981, has written for many other periodicals, and since 1999 has been Visiting Professor of Writing and the History of Photography at Bard College.

Moderated by Robert Polito, professor, the Creative Writing Program at The New School.

Sponsored by the Bob Dylan Center and Magic City Books.


March 7, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Cellar Dweller
417 W. 7th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
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