WIP Spring 2010 Schedule

February 18, Thursday, 7:00 PM, LSC-MONTGOMERY Library

BEN FOUNTAIN’S fiction has appeared in Harper’s, The Paris Review, and Zoetrope: All Story, and he has been awarded an O. Henry Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, the PEN/Hemingway Award. Brief Encounters earlier won the 2007 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for a distinguished first book of fiction, and Barnes & Noble honored Mr. Fountain with a “Discover Great New Writers Award.” The book was also awarded the prestigious  $50,000 Whiting Award.  He lives with his wife and their two children in Dallas, Texas.

MARCH 11, Thursday, 7:00 PM, LSC- Montgomery, Library

Bryce Milligan, author of four novels and short story collections for young adults, five collections of poetry and thousands of article, essays and reviews. He holds a M.A. in lauguage and linguistics (Anglo-Saxon and Old Irish) from the University of Texas at Austin and is presently at the helm of Wings Press: founded in 1975, based in San Antonio, and recently featured in Poets & Writers magazine’s Best Independent Presses issue.

APRIL 8, Thursday, 7:00 PM, Library

Edward Hirsch, President of the Guggenheim Foundation and McArthur Genius Grant recipient will be our program for National Poetry Month. He will read from his newest book of the Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (Knopf)> He is the author of eight books of poems: Lay Back the Darkness (2003); On Love (1998); Earthy Measures (1994); The Night Parade (1989); Wild Gratitude (1986), which received the National Book Critics Award from The Academy of American Poets and the Del,ore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York Univeristy.

MAY 20, Thursday, 3:00 PM, Library; 7:00 PM, The Corner Pub

Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration, featuring the author of Worshipping Walt, Dr. Michael Robertson at 3:00 PM and the Gathering of Poets at 7:00 PM.

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