Creative Writing is hosting an upcoming event, the showing of Sideways. This event will be open to the public and will take place on September 18, 2013 in LB 125. The feature film will be shown from 5:00-7:30 PM and afterward from 8:00-9:00 PM there will be a live Q & A video conference with Rex Pickett, the author of the novel, Sideways.

Rex Pickett has written film scripts, TV scripts, novels, numerous magazine articles, written and directed two feature films, and recently wrote the critically-acclaimed, Sideways, The Play. Mr. Pickett’s greatest success came with his novel, Sideways. The film version, directed by Alexander Payne, won over 350 awards in major categories from various critics and awards organizations. Mr. Pickett is currently the wine columnist for Town & Country Magazine and is writing a pilot for HBO titled The Nose. He also frequently blogs for Huffington Post Books.