Fiction writer David Levinson to read April 23

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Fiction writer David Levinson will read from his work April 23 at Gettysburg College.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in Breidenbaugh Hall's Joseph Theater. Levinson is the author of the forthcoming novel "Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence" and the short story collection "Most of Us Are Here Against Our Will." A reception will follow the reading, which is open to the public. Levinson's work will be available to purchase.

Before coming to Gettysburg College as this year's Emerging Writer Lecture, Levinson taught creative writing at New York University and George Washington University. He has been awarded fellowships at the Yaddo Artists Community, MacDowell Colony and Sewanee Writers Conference, and he will be teaching the art of revising fiction at the Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop at Hollins University this summer. His award-winning short fiction has appeared in storySouth, The James White Review, Prairie Schooner and The Brooklyn Review. He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his M.F.A. in fiction from the New School in New York City.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with approximately 2,600 students. It is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

 

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2009

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