Schumacher discusses ‘The Shakespeare Requirement’

Read This Book! from the University of Minnesota Libraries

Lisa Von Drasek interviews Julie Schumacher — author of Dear Committee Members and The Shakespeare Requirement — in this installment of Read This Book! from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune keep hitting beleaguered English professor Jason Fitger right between the eyes in The Shakespeare Requirement, the hilarious and eagerly awaited sequel to the cult classic of anhedonic academe, the Thurber Prize-winning Dear Committee Members.

Book launch September 13 at Andersen Library

Schumacher will read from The Shakespeare Requirement at a September 13 event at Elmer L. Andersen Library. A book signing will follow the reading. 

Where to borrow this book

The Shakespeare Requirement

Dear Committee Members

About Lisa Von Drasek and Julie Schumacher

Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries and host of Read This Book! Julie Schumacher is an author and a professor in the creative writing and English departments at the University of Minnesota. 

About Read This Book!

Read This Book! is a video podcast produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries. It is available on YouTube and iTunes. Audio from Read This Book! is available on iTunes at Von Drasek’s The Blue Ox Review podcast. 

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