3rd Annual Literary Festival
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The Mace & Crown, Thursday, Sept. 25, 1980, page 3
ODU literary festival
Staff Writer

Mark down the dates of Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-2 on your calendar. Those are the dates of the third annual ODU Literary Festival.

Featured In this year's festival will be various writers and poets including two of ODU's own English department members Tony Ardizzone and Alf Mapp.

The Literary Festival is sponsored by the Associated Writing Programs, which is a national organization whose members include professional writers as well as university professors. The program was formed by A.V. Cassill ot Brown University in 1967.

The turnout at last year's readings numbered 2,200 and featured such artists as George Plimpton, Mary Lee Settle, and Katherine Paterson. "The emphasis on this year's festival is to be on great opposites," said English department member James McNally.

"The program at ODU has adopted the symbol of an eye with the ying-yang cluster, representing the unity that can be formed by the joining of opposites," McNally added.

Below is the festival schedule:

Monday, Sept. 29. 8:30 p.m. Lucille Clifton Reads her poetry BAL Auditorium

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:00 p.m. Donald Hall-poetry workshop Webb Center 154-156

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8:30 p.m. Donald Hall reads his poetry BAL Auditorium

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. Tony Ardizzone-fiction workshop Webb Center 154-156

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:30 p.m. George Cuomo and Susan Shreve read their fiction BAL Auditorium

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2:30 p.m. Alf Mapp Moderates a Panel on Creative Nonfiction Panel: John Clellon Holmes, Katie Lyle, James Olney, William Ruehlmann. Webb Center 154-156

Thursday, Oct. 2, 8:30 p.m. Cynthia MacDonald and Al Young read their poetry BAL Auditorium