The Beck Lecture Series at Denison Opens Its Spring Semester with a Reading by David Lynn
Date of Event: January 22, 2003
Posted: January 15, 2003
GRANVILLE - Denison University's Beck Lecture Series will open its spring semester readings with writer David Lynn, editor of The Kenyon Review, at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 22) in Barney-Davis Hall, Room 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Lynn is the author of a newly published novel,Wrestling with Gabriel(Carnegie Mellon University Press). His first novel,Wrestling with Gabrielis a tale about truth and justice set against a backdrop of industrial and moral decay. The story's narrator is Baltimore reporter Jason Currant, whose idealistic former brother-in-law, Gabriel Salter, is charged with rape. The novel follows Jason as he searches for the truth.
In addition to being the editor of the highly regarded Kenyon Review, an international journal of literature, culture and the arts published by Kenyon College, he has writtenFortune Telling, a book of short stories published by Carnegie Mellon in 1998, andThe Hero's Tale: Narrators in the Early Modern Novel(St. Martin's Press, 1989), a study of the modern novel.
At Kenyon, Lynn teaches workshops in fiction writing as well as literature courses. After graduation from Kenyon, he earned both a master's degree in creative writing and a doctorate at the University of Virginia. He is on the Board of Directors of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.
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