Writers Moore and Wolitzer to read, Feb. 14
Posted February 8, 2007; 10:42 a.m.
Fiction writers Lorrie Moore and Meg Wolitzer will read from their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Moore is the author of the short story collections "Self-Help," "Like Life" and "Birds of America," and the novels "Anagrams" and "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?" Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Paris Review and many other publications. Her short stories frequently have been reprinted in anthologies, including "The Best American Short Stories of the Century" edited by John Updike and "Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards." She is the Delmore Schwartz Professor in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Wolitzer is the author of several novels, including "Sleepwalking," "This Is Your Life," "Friends for Life," "Surrender, Dorothy," "The Wife" and "The Position." Her short story "Tea at the House" was featured in 1998's "Best American Short Stories" collection. She has taught creative writing at the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop, at Skidmore College and at Columbia University.
The event is part of the Althea Ward Clark Reading Series sponsored by the Program in Creative Writing.