||10th Annual Literary
Old Dominion University
October 4-8, 1987
Janet Burroway studied at Barnard College and Cambridge University, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She has been an NBC Special Fellow in Playwriting at Yale School of Drama, designed costumes for the Belgian National Theater, taught at the University of Sussex, and written plays for British television. She has also published six novels, including Raw Silk and The Buzzards, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the widely acclaimed textbook, Writing Fiction. Ms. Burroway is professor of English Literature and codirector of the Writing Program at Florida State University.
Janet Burroway will read at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, October 8, in the Newport News Room, Webb Center. [extracted from 1987 brochure]