Writers in the Library News

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.

Author Dana Wildsmith to Read at UT Library Nov. 1

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.

Authors Andrew Farkas and M.O. Walsh to Read at UT Library Sept. 13

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.