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Novelist Margot Livesey, U.Va.’S Rea Visiting Writer, Will Present A Reading And A Talk In April

March 19, 2001--

  • WHO: Scottish novelist Margot Livesey
  • WHAT: Reading and talk as the Rea Visting Writer at the University of Virginia
  • WHEN: Tuesday, April 3, 8 p.m. -- talk on the craft of fiction Thursday, April 5, 8 p.m. -- reading from her work
  • WHERE: Both at the University Bookstore, U.Va., Charlottesville

Livesey is a Scottish-born novelist whose suspenseful tales have been described as straddling the dark edge of the psychological-thriller genre. She has written such highly praised novels as "The Missing World," "Criminals" and "Homework."

Currently a writer-in-residence at Emerson College in Boston, Livesey also has 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 her week-long visit, Livesey will work with students in the department's graduate Creative Writing Program.

Contact: Bob Brickhouse, (804) 924-6856

 
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