Writers Speak: Richard Price in conversation with Claire Messud


Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00pm


Room 105, Emerson Hall, Cambridge

Richard Price is the acclaimed author of numerous novels and screenplays. His books include Clockers (1992) Lush Life (2008) and, most recently, Whites (2015), under the pseudonym Harry Brandt. He has written many film and television scripts, including The Color of Money (1986), Clockers (1995), The Wire (2002), Freedomland (2006) and, most recently, the Emmy Award-nominated 8-part HBO series, The Night Of (2016), which tells the story of a young man accused of murder, imprisoned in New York’s Rikers Island prison while awaiting trial. Price engaged in extensive research in the writing and making of this series. Learn More.