Author Lee Martin will be holding two events on Thursday, October 24 as part of the Working Writers Series. The first is a discussion of the writer’s craft, to be held in Fenwick 330 at 3:30 p.m. The second is a reading, free and open to the public, in the Rehm Library at 7:30 p.m. The English department’s creative writing program sponsors the series, and this event is being cosponsored by the environmental studies program.
Martin is the Pulitzer Prize Finalist author of “The Bright Forever” (Broadway Books, 2006) in addition to three other novels: the recent “Break the Skin” (Broadway Books, 2012), “River of Heaven” (Broadway Books, 2009), and “Quakertown” (Plume, 2002). His other publications include the memoirs “Such a Life” (University of Nebraska Press, 2012), “From Our House” (Bison Books, 2009), and “Turning Bones” (University of Nebraska Press, 2003). He has also written a short story collection, “The Least You Need to Know” (Sarabande Books, 1996). Martin’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Harper’s, Ms., Creative Nonfiction, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and Glimmer Train.
The acclaimed author teaches in the MFA Program at the Ohio State University where he won the 2006 Award for Distinguished Teaching.
The 2013-14 Working Writers Series will continue with the following panels:
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