Three Literary Masters

Coming Attractions

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:

Sept. 26

Seminar and reading by Pulitzer Prizewinning nonfiction author Gilbert King

Oct. 5

Reading by bestselling nonfiction author Bill Bryson

Oct. 8

Seminar and reading by fiction writer T.C. Boyle

Oct. 18

Reading by U.S. Rep. and author Luis Gutierrez

Oct. 23

Seminar by Ava Homa and Kaziwa Salih, writers of the Kurdish Diaspora

Oct. 24

Seminar and reading by Iranian fiction writer Goli Taraghi

Oct. 25

Reading and film screening: A Celebration of Swedish Author Stig Dagerman (1923-1954)

Oct. 29

Seminar and reading by fiction writer and essayist Douglas Bauer

Nov. 14

Lecture by religious studies scholar Robert Orsi

Nov. 21

Seminar and reading by Native American fiction and nonfiction writer David Treuer

Dec. 3

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.