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University continues reorganization of top Health System administration
Dave Matthews Band announces second benefit concert in Charlottesville
Breaking bread brings faculty and students together

Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff

Kunitz's poems chronicle passing through the 20th century
Novelist Margot Livesey to be here beginning of April
Hot Links -- Libra, the library's magazine
Off the Shelf -- recently published books by faculty and staff
U.Va. professor recalls growing up in Mississippi during the Civil Rights era
Electronic Text Center will share $1.5 million gift with Monticello
In Memoriam
Two Engineering faculty named AIMBE fellows
Artist's "Galactic Journal" on display
Looking for dark matter, distant stars and extraterrestrial life

Margot Livesey Novelist Margot Livesey to be here beginning of April

Margot Livesey, a Scottish-born novelist whose suspenseful tales have been described as straddling the dark edge of the psychological-thriller genre, will present a reading and a talk as the Rea Visiting Writer at U.Va. the first week of April.

The author of the highly praised novels The Missing World, Criminals and Homework, Livesey will speak on the craft of fiction April 2 and read from her work April 5. Both events will be at 8 p.m. in the University Bookstore.

Currently a writer-in-residence at Emerson College in Massachusetts, Livesey has also published a collection of short stories, Learning by Heart. She has garnered critical acclaim for the plotting, characterization and psychological depth of her work.

The Rea Visiting Writer program in U.Va.'s English department is sponsored by the Dungannon Foundation and the Henry Hoyns Fund. During a week-long visit, Livesey will work with students in the department's graduate Creative Writing Program.


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