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Davies to read from his work, Feb. 11

Award-winning writer Peter Ho Davies will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Davies is the director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan and the author of the story collections "The Ugliest House in the World" (1997) and "Equal Love" (1999). His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper's, Granta, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Story, The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune and has been selected for Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards 1998 and Best American Short Stories, 1995, 1996 and 2001.

"The Ugliest House in the World" was awarded the John Llewelyn Rhys and PEN/Macmillan Prizes in the United Kingdom as well as the H.L. Davis Oregon Book Award in the United States. "Equal Love" was a finalist for the 2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

The event is part of the Creative Writing Program's Althea Ward Clark Reading Series .

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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