Tufts University alumnus, Christopher Golden, A89, is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat, Snowblind,Tin Men, The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, The Map of Moments (with Tim Lebbon), and many other novels. With Mike Mignola, he co-created the cult favorite comic book series Baltimore and Joe Golem: Occult Detective. Many of his short stories are collected in Tell My Sorrows to the Stones. As editor, his anthologies include Seize the Night, The New Dead, and Dark Cities, among others. Golden also has written screenplays, radio plays, non-fiction, graphic novels, video games, and (with Amber Benson) the online animated series Ghosts of Albion. He is one-third of the pop culture podcast Three Guys with Beards. Additionally, Golden is known for his many licensed fiction works, including novels, comics, and video games, in the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, Angel, X-Men, and others.
The 17th Maxine Newberg Gordon, J70, Book Prize, awarded to a mathematics major who has demonstrated a love of reading, literature, and poetry, will precede the Author Talk. A light reception sponsored by the Friends of Tufts Libraries and book signing will follow the talk.