Visiting Writers and Speakers, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
Beverly Lyon Clark
4:00 p.m., Friday, September 21, 2018, Union Flint Hills Room
Beverly Lyon Clark, professor at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, will speak on "The Littlest Woman? Picturing Alcott's Artistic Amy." Part of the 150th celebration of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. More information at "Little Women at 150" and the K-State news release.
Anne Boyd Rioux
4:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018, Tadtman Boardroom, Alumni Center
Anne Boyd Rioux, professor at the University of New Orleans, will speak on "Why Little Women Still Matters 150 Years Later." Part of the 150th celebration of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. More information at "Little Women at 150" and the K-State news release.
3:30 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018, Union Wildcat Chamber
Angela Flournoy, a fiction writer, will read from her work. Flournoy is the author of The Turner House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times notable book of the year. The novel was also a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, and an NAACP Image Award. She is a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree for 2015. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New York Times, The Nation, The Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Flournoy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. She has taught at the University of Iowa, The New School, Columbia University and Princeton University. More information at http://www.angelaflournoy.com/.
Dustin Parsons and Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3:30 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018, Union Wildcat Chamber
A reading by creative nonfiction author Dustin Parsons and poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil.