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Banks, Twichell to read from their work, March 10

Married authors Russell Banks and Chase Twichell will read from their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Banks, who taught in Princeton's Creative Writing Program from 1982 to 1998, is a prolific writer of fiction. His titles include "Cloudsplitter," "Searching for Survivors," "Family Life," "Hamilton Stark," "The New World," "The Book of Jamaica," "Trailerpark," "The Relation of My Imprisonment," "Continental Drift," "Success Stories" and "Rule of the Bone." Two of his novels, "Affliction" and "The Sweet Hereafter," were adapted into feature films. He also has contributed poems, stories and essays to The Boston Globe Magazine, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Book Review, Esquire and Harper's. His work, "The Angel on the Roof," is a collection of 30 years of his short fiction.

Twichell taught poetry at Princeton 1990 until 1999, when she founded Ausable Press in Keene, N.Y. Her books of poetry include "The Snow Watcher," "The Ghost of Eden," "Perdido," "The Odds" and "Northern Spy." She also co-edited "The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach."

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

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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