Written by Gabrielle Little
Willimantic, Conn. -Author Matthew Tobin Anderson will address the influence of technology on the world of literature at 3 p. m. on Nov. 30 in Eastern Connecticut State University's Student Center Theatre. The lecture is part of Eastern's University Hour Series. The public is invited. Admission is free.
Anderson has written stories for adults, picture books for children and adventure novels for young readers. His satirical book "Feed" was a finalist for the National Book Award, and was the winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize. Anderson is a board member of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, a national nonprofit organization that advocates for literacy, literature and libraries. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Anderson attended Harvard University and received his bachelor's degree in English literature at Cambridge University. He earned his master's degree in Creative Writing from Syracuse University.