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The stream will begin shortly before the ceremony at 2 p.m.
The University is excited to celebrate its nearly 1,500 graduates at Winter Commencement this Sunday. The ceremony will be held at the Dean E. Smith Center at 2 p.m. and will celebrate students who graduated in August and December. Tickets are not required to attend Winter Commencement
For friends and family unable to attend in Chapel Hill, a livestream will be available at UNC.edu and commencement.UNC.edu. The livestream will begin shortly before the start of Winter Commencement.
Wallace is the J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his alma mater, where he was director of the Creative Writing Program for 11 years. He is best known for his novel “Big Fish,” which was adapted as a movie and a Broadway musical.
The native Alabamian has published five other novels — “Ray in Reverse,” “The Watermelon King,” “Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician,” “The Kings and Queens of Roam” and “Extraordinary Adventures.” His latest book, “This Isn’t Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew,” will be published by Algonquin Books in 2023.
Wallace has also authored two children’s books and dozens of short stories and essays. He has published more than 50 short stories in magazines and literary reviews. His illustrations have appeared in books, newspapers and magazines all over the world. His stories have been recognized in “Best American Short Stories” and “Best Stories from the South” and read by Levar Burton on his podcast, “Levar Burton Reads.”