Margot Livesey, U.Va.S Rea Visiting Writer, Will Present A
Reading And A Talk In April
Scottish novelist Margot Livesey
Reading and talk as the Rea Visting Writer at the University of
Tuesday, April 3, 8 p.m. -- talk on the craft of fiction Thursday,
April 5, 8 p.m. -- reading from her work
Both at the University Bookstore, U.Va., Charlottesville
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."
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.
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.
Bob Brickhouse, (804) 924-6856