Michael Cunningham received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award, both for The Hours (1998), a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993; a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1988; and a Michener Fellowship from the University of Iowa in 1982. He lives in New York City.
The film version of The Hours, directed by Stephen Daldry, has been recently released. It features Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, and Meryl Streep. In August 2002 Michael Cunningham published Land's End- A Walk Through Provincetown, a work of nonfiction.
Dinner reservations are for CMC persons only. Seating for Mr. Cunningham's presentation is on a first-come basis with overflow seating accommodated in McKenna Auditorium.