Through the New York State Writers Institute’s Visiting Writers Series, Man Booker International Prize winner and UAlbany professor Lydia Davis will give a reading Oct. 1 at 4:15 p.m. in the University’s Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.
Other literary luminaries appearing this fall include:
Seminar and reading by Pulitzer Prizewinning nonfiction author Gilbert King
Reading by bestselling nonfiction author Bill Bryson
Seminar and reading by fiction writer T.C. Boyle
Reading by U.S. Rep. and author Luis Gutierrez
Seminar by Ava Homa and Kaziwa Salih, writers of the Kurdish Diaspora
Seminar and reading by Iranian fiction writer Goli Taraghi
Reading and film screening: A Celebration of Swedish Author Stig Dagerman (1923-1954)
Seminar and reading by fiction writer and essayist Douglas Bauer
Lecture by religious studies scholar Robert Orsi
Seminar and reading by Native American fiction and nonfiction writer David Treuer
Seminar and reading by novelist Ayana Mathis
Each event is free and open to the public. For times and locations, and for more information about NYSWI Fall 2013 programming, visit the Writers Insitute website.