11th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 3-6, 1988

DeWitt Henry

DeWitt Henry a member of the Associated Writing Programs Board of Directors, is the author of the novel The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts, cited by the 1983-84 Sinclair Fiction Prize. He is also Cofounder and Director of Ploughshares, Inc., which publishes Ploughshares magazine and Ploughshares books, and serves as a staff editor for The Pushcart Prize. He has won both a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Fiction and a Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines Editorial Fellowship for The Ploughshares Reader: New Fiction for the Eighties. He teaches at Emerson College in Massachusetts, where he is currently coordinator of that school's M.F.A. in Creative Writing as well as acting chair of the division of writing.

DeWitt Henry will read from his fiction at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, in the Newport News Room of Webb Center. He will also join W.W. Norton Senior Editor Carol Houck Smith for a question-and-answer session at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, in the Newport News Room of Webb Center. [excerpted from the 1988 brochure]

DeWitt Henry's 1988 brochure photo

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