And Short-Story Writer Richard Bausch Will Give A Reading And Talk
As U.Va.’s Rea Visiting Writer
March 24, 2003--
Prize-winning novelist Richard Bausch, professor of creative
writing at George Mason University, will present a reading and a
talk as the Rea Visiting Writer in fiction at the University of
Virginia next week.
author of eight novels and five story collections, will give an
informal talk on the craft of fiction Monday, March 31, and will
read from his work Wednesday, April 2. Both events are open to the
public and will take place at 8 p.m. at the U.Va. Bookstore.
to wide critic acclaim, Bausch’s most recent novels include
“Hello to the Cannibals,” “In the Night Season,”
and “Good Evening Mr. And Mrs. America and All the Ships at
stories have appeared in such magazines the Atlantic, the New Yorker,
Esquire and Harper’s and have been selected for the annual
“O. Henry Prize Stories” and “Best American Short
Stories” collections. The “Selected Stories of Richard
Bausch” was published in 1996.
will meet with U.Va. students during his week-long visit as the
Rea Visiting Writer in the English department’s Creative Writing
visiting writers’ series is made possible by the support of
the Dungannon Foundation, Elizabeth Rea and the late Michael M.
Rea, a U.Va. alumnus.
additional information call the Creative Writing Program at (434)
Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856