Visiting Writers Series Brings Five More Writers to Campus

Posted: February 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The spring 2001 Visiting Writers Series continues this month with a reading by author Suzannah Lessard tomorrow in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room C. Winner of the 1995 Whiting Award and a writer for the New Yorker, Lessard’s 1996 memoir, The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family, was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book for that year.

The series continues with short story writer Stuart Dybek on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Johnson Center Cinema; poet Joan Retallack on Monday, March 19, in the Grand Tier Lobby of the Concert Hall; Kate Wheeler on Monday, April 2, location TBA; and essayist Phillip Lopate on Tuesday, April 17, in the Grand Tier Lobby of the Concert Hall.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English, all readings begin at 8 p.m. For more information, contact x31180.

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