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George R.R. Martin presents the first “GRRM professor” with an Iron Throne



George R.R. Martin

George R. R. Martin, the creator of Game of Thrones, is among the most well-known writers of today. He gives his art a unique flavor by fusing elements of fantasy and reality. There’s a reason why he is often compared to J. R. R. Tolkien in modern times. His alma mater, Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, even presents the best storytellers of its academy with an award named after him. The award itself will enthrall all Game of Thrones fans.

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan becomes the holder of the George R.R. Martin Chair in Storytelling

George R. R. Martin is an inspiration for budding writers. His work on A Song of Ice and Fire novels is legendary. He recently visited his University to present an award named after him, which looks like an Iron Throne He announced via Not A Blog:

“The last week of February saw me return to the Chicago area, for a visit to my alma mater, Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Not for a homecoming or a class reunion, no… but to give away a chair. February 28 was the official investiture for Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, a fellow Medill alum (Class of ’97) as the inaugural holder of the George R.R. Martin Chair in Storytelling.”

George R.R. Martin gifts Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan a little Iron Throne

Martin congratulated Tan over her success, and presented her with a miniature version of the Iron Throne. He said:

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“The investiture was my first opportunity to meet Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, who was chosen over thirty other highly qualified applicants to be the first “GRRM Professor.” It seemed only fitting that I give her an actual chair, as well, as the title… so I did.”

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