Author Don Waters Visits Denison
Date of Event: December 8, 2009
Posted: November 20, 2009
Award-winning author Don Waters will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Barney-Davis Board Room (200 West Loop) at Denison University. The event is free and open to the public.
Waters comes to Denison as this year’s winner of the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for fiction. He has received numerous fellowships and honors for his writing, including a Lannan Foundation writing fellowship and the McGinnis-Ritchie Award from the Southwest Review. Waters’ story collection, “Desert Gothic,” won the Iowa Short Fiction Award; stories from the collection have been anthologized in Pushcart Prize XXXIII and Best of the West 2009.
The Beck Lecture Series was endowed in memory of Harriet Ewens Beck to bring outstanding poets and writers to the Denison campus. The series has hosted such writers as Lee Martin, Alice Walker, Tom Stoppard and W.S. Merwin. Under the sponsorship fund, each year eight to 12 writers give readings and lead master classes. For more information, contact 740-587-6207 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Author Don Waters will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 9, in the Barney-Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 740-587-6207 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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