Writers in the Library News

Creative Writing Doctoral Students to Read at Writers in the Library

Five of the best doctoral students in the Creative Writing Program will share their work with the community on April 22. Stephanie Duggers, Christian Anton Gerard, Tawnysha Greene, Daniel Wallace, and Ryan Woldruff will read from their work at the last Writers in the Library event of the semester. The reading will be in the Hodges Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

English Professor to Read from New Book at April 15 Event

Marilyn Kallet

From medieval poetry to Greek myths, Marilyn Kallet has drawn inspiration from many sources. Kallet, a UT English professor, has a new book coming out this year. She will share both her inspiration and her work with the community as part of the Writers in the Library series on April 15. The reading will be in the Hodges Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Writers in the Library: Author Adam Prince to Read from His Work on April 8

Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Prince is a former UT graduate student and teaching assistant. His first book, The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men, was published last year.

Novelist and Memoirist T Cooper to Read from His Work March 11

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T Cooper, novelist, memoirist, and short-story writer, will read from his work on March 11 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cooper is the author of three novels and a memoir and editor of a short story anthology, A Fictional History of the United States (with Huge Chunks Missing).

Writers in the Library Continues with Valerie Laken on February 25

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Celebrated author Valerie Laken will read from her work as part of the Writers in the Library series on February 25. The reading will be in the Hodges Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Laken recently published her second book, the short story collection Separate Kingdoms. The stories are set in the United States and Russia and were partially inspired by her travel and work in Eastern Europe.

Acclaimed Poet Thomas Lynch Will Read February 11

Irish-American poet, essayist, and fiction writer Thomas Lynch will continue the Writers in the Library series on February 11. Lynch will be reading from his work at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. The reading is free and open to the public.

Journalist-Novelist Adam Ross Featured at Writers in the Library

Adam Ross, celebrated journalist and novelist, will read from his work on Monday, January 28, as part of the Writers in the Library series on campus. The reading will be 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium It is free and open to the public. Ross’s first novel, Mr. Peanut, published in 2010, was a New York Times Notable Book.

Internationally Acclaimed Poet Adam Zagajewski to Read his Works

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Internationally acclaimed poet Adam Zagajewski—widely known for his poem “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” published in The New Yorker in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks—will be on campus on October 31 to read from his works. He will participate in an informal chat at 2:00 p.m. in McClung Tower. His reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Kicks Off Writers in the Library Fall Series

Bobbie Ann Mason

Pulitzer Prize finalist Bobbie Ann Mason will lead off UT’s Writers in the Library fall series next month. Mason will read from her works at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, in the John C. Hodges Library auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

UT Writers in the Library Series to Feature Novelist Jesmyn Ward

Novelist Jesmyn Ward will read from her work at Writers in the Library, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 25, in UT’s Hodges Library auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Ward’s debut novel, “Where the Line Bleeds,” tells the story of twin brothers, Joshua and Christophe, who take very different paths as they embark on their adult lives.