The Visiting Writers Reading Series is supported by Whitman's English Department Fund and the Mabel Groseclose Fund.

Events are free and open to the public.




Wednesday Sept. 10

Cordiner Hall 7:30 pm

Tim O' Brien

Thursday Oct. 23

Kimball Theatre 7 pm

Jo Ann Beard

Thursday Nov. 13

Kimball Theatre 7 pm

Robert Olen Butler

Thursday Jan. 29

Kimball Theatre 7 pm

Tony Hoagland

Thursday Feb. 19

Kimball Theatre 7 pm

C. Dale Young


Thursday Mar. 4

Kimball Theatre 7 pm

Whitman Reading

Thursday Apr. 22

Maxey Auditorium 7:30 pm

The Walt Whitman Lecture

W.S. Merwin

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