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Renowned Author Diane Glancy is Writer-in-Residence

March 19, 2010--Renowned award-winning author Diane Glancy is the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ spring writer-in-residence. She will give a free public reading, “A Lifetime of Searching for the Truth,” at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, in the Davee Library breezeway.

Glancy will read from “Asylum in the Grasslands,” “The Shadow’s Horse,” and “The Reason for Crows.” She will also meet with graduating seniors and hold a master’s class while in River Falls.

Glancy has written 22 books of poetry, 20 books of prose, two collections of plays, and produced three screenplays. Her awards are many, including an Expressive Arts Grant from the National Museum of the American Indian, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Juniper Prize, an Oklahoma Book Award, the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, a Sundance Screenwriting Fellowship, an American Book Award, a Minnesota Book Award, a Native American Prose Award, a Cherokee Medal of Honor, and an American Book Award.

The event is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the UWRF English Department.  For more information, contact jennifer.s.brantley@uwrf.edu.


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