Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Robin Hemley Reads October 29

The Gwen Frostic Reading Series is pleased to present Robin Hemley next Monday, October 29. The reading will begin at 8pm at the Little Theater.

Hemley, who is Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has published seven books of nonfiction and fiction. His latest, Invented Eden, The Elusive, Disputed History of the Tasaday (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2003) was an American Library Association's Editor's Choice book for 2003. His other books include the memoir, Nola: A Memoir Of Faith, Art And Madness (Graywolf, 1998), which won an Independent Press Book Award for Nonfiction; the novel, The Last Studebaker (Graywolf); and the story collections, The Big Ear (Blair) and All You Can Eat (Atlantic Monthly Press). His awards for his fiction include The Nelson Algren Award from the Chicago Tribune, The George Garrett Award for Fiction from Willow Springs, the Hugh J. Luke Award from Prairie Schooner, two Pushcart Prizes, and many others.

Please join us for this event and encourage your students to attend.

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