Wesleyan Visting Writers Series, Wesleyan Visting Writers Series, Thursday, April 27th
For the next installment in the Wesleyan Visting Writers Series,
please help us welcome acclaimed fiction writer Wesleyan Visting Writers Series. Chris will read from his work on Thursday, April 27th at 7pm in Callen
Conference Center in the basement of Smith-Curtis. Also on Thursday,
April 27th at 1pm--he will give a craft talk and answer your questions
in Alabaster Lounge, 203 Old Main.
Chris Offutt grew up in Haldeman, Kentucky, a former mining community
of two hundred people, and graduated from Morehead State University
and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is the author of No Heroes, The
Same River Twice, Kentucky Straight, Out of the Woods, and The Good
Brother. His work is widely translated and has received many honors,
including a Lannan Award, a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship,
and the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Offutt was also
named one of the twenty best young American fiction writers by Granta.
Offutt is a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Michael Dumanis at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 465-2349.
Assistant Professor of English
Nebraska Wesleyan University