Writers in the Library 2012

Fall 2012 Schedule

All programs are held at 7 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium unless otherwise noted

Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. - Bobbie Ann Mason
In Mason’s new novel of war and loss, The Girl in the Blue Beret, a WWII pilot returns to the site of his B-17 crash in search of the girl who led him to safety.
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Friday, September 21 – Undergraduate Showcase (during Family Weekend) Outstanding UT student writers Andrew McNeil Hamilton, Marissa Landis, Rachael MacLean, and Taria Person will read from their works. RB Morris will provide musical entertainment.
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October 8 - Alice Friman
Award-winning poet Alice Friman writes about Jewish identity and family life, among other topics. [In addition to the 7 p.m. reading, there will be an Author Chat with Alice Friman, 3-4 p.m., in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.]

October 15 - Natalie Bakopoulos
Natalie Bakopoulos’s The Green Shore paints a finely-etched portrait of one family set against the backdrop of the late 1960s Greek military dictatorship.
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October 29 - Adam Johnson
Adam Johnson will be reading from his acclaimed new novel, The Orphan Master’s Son, set in North Korea.
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October 31 - Adam Zagajewski
A survivor himself of history’s nightmares, Adam Zagajewski is now one of the best known and well-respected poets both in Europe and in America. One of his poems, “Try to Praise the Mutilated World,” became a touchstone after 9/11.
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November 12 - David Madden
David Madden chronicles interwoven stories of abduction, murder, and pagan rituals in his new novel, London Bridge in Plague and Fire.
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Spring 2012 Schedule

All programs are held at 7 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium unless otherwise noted

January 23, 2012
Pamela Schoenewaldt and Dr. Marina Maccari-Clayton, UT Dept. of History
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February 6, 2012 - Sabina Murray
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February 13, 2012 - Jason Schossler
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February 20, 2012 - Jeff Daniel Marion
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February 27, 2012 — Josh Weil
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March 5, 2012 - Chris Hebert
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March 12, 2012 - Linda Parsons Marion and Eddie Francisco
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April 2, 2012 - Jesse Graves and Don Johnson
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April 16, 2012 - Student Winners of Creative Writing awards
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