Page 1, September 8, 1989
|Novelist William Styron coming
for Literary Festival fund-raiser
|Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Styron will visit the university later this month for Old Dominion's Literary Festival Preview/Fund raiser.||
poets will give readings of
their work during the 12th Annual Literary Festival. Among these are:
Carolyn Forche, winner of the YaleYounger Poets and the Lamont Poetry
awards; Bill Tremblay, author of "Second Sun: New and Selected Poems"
"Duhamel;" Barry Lopez, author of the best-seller "Arctic Dreams;" and
Paule Marshall, novelist and adjunct faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth
|A native of Newport News, Styron will give a fiction reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the auditorium of the Mills Godwin Jr. Building. One of his best-known works, "Sophie's Choice," was the winner of||
American Book Award in 1979 and was the subject of a movie starring Meryl
Streep. Tickets for the preview are $7.50 for general admission and $5 for
students. Proceeds will help finance the 12th Annual Literary Festival,
to be held Oct. 2-5.
Fourteen nationally acclaimed writers and