Born in Copenhagen, Peter H Fogtdal studied creative writing in Florida and playwriting in California, earning a degree from California State University, Fullerton. Widely published as a novelist, poet, and playwright, Professor Fogtdal's career includes a stint writing satire for Danish radio. Several of his novels have been bestsellers in Denmark, including his 1999 novel The Dreamer from Palestine, on which his "Tour the World" lecture is loosely based. He has taught creative writing in Denmark and at several universities in the United States. Earlier this year, Professor Fogtdal went on a world lecture tour funded by the Danish Literary Council, with stops in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Canada, and the United States. Sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Summer Session and the Multicultural Center.
Location: Smith Union, room 228 (Multicultural Center)
This event is free and open to the public.