Friday, September 21, 2012
Brandon Jennings to read at University of Alabama in January.
Bankhead Visiting Writers Series The Bankhead Visiting Writers Series brings emerging as well as internationally renowned writers to the University of Alabama campus to read from their work. Past visiting writers include Charles Simic, Alice McDermott, Kevin Young, Andre Dubus, Robert Pinsky, Alice Walker, Bei Dao, Neil Gaiman, and George Saunders, among others. All readings are made possible by an endowment from the Bankhead Foundation, The Program in Creative Writing, The Department of English, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Books, as well as keepsake broadsides of the authors' work made by UA's Book Arts program, will be available at the readings. Admission is free to all. Audio podcasts of past Bankhead readings can be found on iTunesU. Partial Schedule of Readers includes WMU's very own Brandon Jennings on January 31, 2013. See the Bankhead website: http://english.ua.edu/grad/cw/bankhead