Author Lee Martin Visits Denison
Date of Event: April 7, 2009
Posted: March 25, 2009
Pulitzer Prize finalist Lee Martin will visit Denison University and present a fiction reading at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in the Barney Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). This event is sponsored by the Beck Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.
Lee Martin is the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist “The Bright Forever;” a novel, “Quakertown;” a story collection, “The Least You Need to Know;” and two memoirs, “From Our House” and “Turning Bones.” He has won a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, a Lawrence Foundation Award, and the Glenna Luschei Prize. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he directs the creative writing program at Ohio State University.
The Beck Lecture Series was endowed in memory of Harriet Ewens Beck to bring outstanding writers to the Denison campus. The series has hosted such writers as Eudora Welty, Alice Walker, Tom Stoppard and W.S. Merwin. Under the sponsorship fund, each year 10 to 12 writers read from their works and participate in master classes.
CALENDAR LISTING:Denison University, Granville — Pulitzer Prize finalist Lee Martin will visit Denison University and present a fiction reading at 8 p.m. on Tues., April 7, in the Barney Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). This event is free and open to the public.
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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