5th Annual Literary Festival 5th  Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 4-7, 1982

William Warner

William Warner is a research associate in the office of the assistant secretary for science at the Smithsonian Institute. His diverse background includes work for the Peace Corps, the Department of State - U.S. Information Agency, public affairs officer at the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica, and cultural affairs officer at the Instituto Chileno-Norteamericano de Cultura in Santiago, Chile. His book, "Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay," won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1976, and his essays have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, and the Atlantic Naturalist. He is currently at work on a book on North Atlantic fishing. [extracted from 1982 brochure]

William Warner's 1982 brochure photo

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