Novelist To Speak At Union County College

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CRANFORD – On Sunday, May 22, novelist Tom Perrotta will speak at 2 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford campus, as part of the Union County College Alumni Association Author’s Series.

Perrotta is the author of five previous works of fiction: “Bad Haircut,” “The Wishbones,” “Election,” and the New York Times bestselling “Joe College and Little Children.” “Election” was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. “Little Children” was released as a movie directed by Todd Field and starred Kate Winslet and Jennifer Connelly in 2006.


Perrotta has worked as a screenwriter and a journalist writing for several major publications including the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone and GQ.

This event is free and open to the public. However, seating is limited, so call 1-908-709-7066 or email to reserve a seat. The college’s Cranford campus is located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

The Alumni Association Author Series is made possible by a grant from the Roy W. Smith Public Affairs and Cultural Endowment Fund. For more information about Union County College, or for directions, go to

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