Readings by Distinguished Visiting Writers
Anne Sanow and Wendy Call will read from their work and take questions from the audience this April 14th.
Anne Sanow is the author of the story collection “Triple Time,” winner of the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and the 2010 L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award for fiction. Her book has been selected as a “Must-Read Book” from the 10th Annual Massachusetts Book Awards.
Wendy Call is a freelance writer and editor and has been writer-in-residence at more than a dozen institutions. Her narrative nonfiction book, “No Word for Welcome,” explores how economic globalization intersects with village life in a region of southern Mexico. She has also co-edited “Telling True Stories,” an anthology of advice from some of the country’s best-known writers of nonfiction.
As part of the 2011-2012 Distinguished Visiting Writers Program, Wendy Call will teach English 383-2: Literary Nonfiction: Legend and Lyric in Linn County, and Anne Sanow will teach English 382-7: Linking Stories, Story Cycles, Making Stories. Students who are enrolled in these courses or any students who might be interested in these once-in-a-lifetime courses are especially encouraged to attend this reading.