The New York State Writers Institute will host a screening of the documentary Algren, on Saturday, April 2nd, as part of the 2022 Albany Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Russell Banks and Algren director Michael Caplan.
Algren is a journey through the gritty world, brilliant mind, and noble heart of writer Nelson Algren. Exploding onto the national scene in 1950 after winning the first-ever National Book Award for The Man with the Golden Arm, Algren helped define post-war American urban fiction with his gritty depiction of working class Chicago. [Read more…] about Nelson Algren Documentary Screening in Albany