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James Salter

James Salter
The Writers Institute mourns the loss of novelist James Salter. He visited the Institute several times, most recently in 2013, and served as New York State Author from 1998-2000.

James Salter, a 'Writer's Writer' Short on Sales but Long on Acclaim,
Dies at 90


New York State Summer Writers Institute
29th annual summer program to be held at Skidmore College from June 29 – July 24. All Readings are at 8:00 p.m. in Davis Audiorium, Palamountain Hall. Free and open to the public

JUNE 29: Phillip Lopate and Linda Spalding.
JUNE 30: Francine Prose and Caryl Phillips.
JULY 1: Michael Ondaatje and Campbell McGrath.
JULY 2: Charles Simic and Howard Norman.
JULY 3: Claire Messud and Elizabeth Benedict
JULY 6: Carolyn Forche and Victoria Redel.
JULY 7:Frank Bidart and Rivka Galchen.
JULY 8:Mary Gaitskill and Honor Moore.
JULY 9: Joseph O'Neill and Joanna Scott.
JULY 10: Joyce Carol Oates.
JULY 13: Amy Hempel and William Kennedy.
JULY 14: Ann Beattie and Tom Healy.
JULY 15: Rick Moody and Lloyd Schwartz.
JULY 16: Nick Flynn and Adam Braver.
JULY 17: Robert Pinsky and Peg Boyers
JULY 20: Cristina Garcia and Wayne Koestenbaum
JULY 21: Russell Banks and Chase Twichell.
JULY 22: Laura Kipnis and Jim Miller.
JULY 23: Jamaica Kincaid and Henri Cole.
JULY 24: Paul Harding and Binnie Kirshenbaum.



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James Salter

New York State Writers Institute
April 4,
2013
"There are books that are about sexual affairs and almost no description of sex in them. . . " (2:37)

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