Award-winning writer Meghan O’Rourke will speak on “What’s Wrong With Me?: The Mysteries of Chronic Illness” on Mar. 30 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. She is the author of the memoir The Long Goodbye, an account of her mother’s death and the aftermath of grief. O’Rourke has also written the poetry collections Once and Halflife. She is a former editor at The New Yorker, Slate, and The Paris Review, and has published in The New Yorker, New York Times, and The Atlantic. She teaches at Princeton and New York University. O’Rourke’s forthcoming book is about chronic illness and autoimmune disease. Sponsor: Park Street Corporation Speaker Series.
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