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Poetry & Prose

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Honors College Commons, MD Anderson Library

The February 15th Poetry & Prose reading will feature UH Creative Writing Program Faculty Antonya Nelson and Robert Boswell.

The reading is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you there!


Author Bios: 

Antonya Nelson holds the Cullen Chair in UH’s Creative Writing Program. Her most recent novel, Bound, was published in 2010. Other works include the award-winning short stories “Female Trouble” and “The Lonely Doll.” Her 1989 collection of stories, The Expendables, received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Nelson Algren Award and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. For her 1996 novel, Talking in Bed, Nelson received the Heartland Award in fiction.


Robert Boswell has authored 11 books. His 2009 collection of short stories, The Heyday of Insensitive Bastards, received praise from critics. Other works include 2008 essay collection The Half-Known World, 2002 novel Century’s Son and 2008 nonfiction book What Men Call Treasure: The Search for Gold at Victorio Peak. Three films have been adapted from Boswell’s writings including Glissandro, Twelve Mile Road and Crooked Hearts.

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