English@Minnesota Fall '12 Writers Series!

ZADIE SMITHZadie Smith, discussing her forthcoming novel NW, is among the writers presented for free this fall by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program. Smith, the prize-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty, will give the Esther Freier Endowed Lecture 7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 23, at Coffman Union Theater. Other authors in the English@Minnesota Writers Series are: Antonya Nelson, short story writer and novelist (7 pm, October 16, Weisman Museum); poet Christopher Kennedy (7 pm, November 7, Weisman); and creative nonfiction writer Lia Purpura (7 pm, November 14, venue TBA), all sponsored by Creative Writing and the Edelstein-Keller Visiting Writer Endowment. Creative Writing also presents poets and professors Peter Campion and Ray Gonzalez reading at the Weisman 7 pm on October 4. All events are open to the public; no tickets necessary. See you there!


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