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.
Writers in the Library News
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.
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.
Award-winning Georgia writer Dana Wildsmith will continue this year’s series of authors reading from their works in Hodges Library at UT Knoxville. Wildsmith will read from her poems and essays at the university’s Writers in the Library event, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the library auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Claudia Emerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the current Poet Laureate of Virginia, will read from her work at Writers in the Library at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, in UT Knoxville’s Hodges Library auditorium.
Writers Andrew Farkas and M.O. Walsh open the year’s series of authors reading from their works in the Hodges Library at UT Knoxville. Farkas and Walsh will read from their recently published collections of short stories at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13, in the library auditorium. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Poet Jeff Daniel Marion will be the Jack E. Reese Writer in Residence at UT Libraries for the 2010-2011 academic year. As Writer in Residence, Marion will organize the Writers in the Library series of readings held in the John C. Hodges Library.