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Syracuse University’s Raymond Carver Reading Series kicks off for semester with Jan. 29 fiction reading
Syracuse University’s Raymond Carver Reading Series kicks off for semester with Jan. 29 fiction readingJanuary 24, 2003Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
The Raymond Carver Reading Series begins this semester with a fiction reading by noted author and cartoonist Lynda Barry on Jan. 29. The reading starts at 5:45 p.m. in the Gifford Auditorium in Huntington Beard Crouse Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Barry is the author of two novels, “Cruddy” (1999) and “The Good Times Are Killing Me.” (1997). Once a commentator for National Public Radio, Barry is also the creator of the nationally syndicated “Ernie Pook’s Comeek” comic strip and has published several collections of her comics, including “One Hundred Demons” (2002) and “Everything in the World” (1986).
Other readings planned for the semester as part of the series include:
- Feb. 12-Michael Burkard, poetry;
- March 19-Maurice Guevara (Richard Elman Visiting Writer), poetry;
- March 26-Ben Marcus, fiction;
- April 16-Adam Zagajewski, poetry; and
- April 23-Jonathan Baumbach, fiction.
The Raymond Carver Reading Series is supported by The College of Arts and Sciences, the Syracuse University Library Associates, Stephen King and the Dr. Scholl Foundation. For more information, contact Chris Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.