William Kennedy, September 1999
To inaugurate its Distinguished Visiting Writers Series the Ithaca College Writing Program is pleased to present two special events with William Kennedy.
Author William Kennedy rose to national renown following the publication of his 1983 novel Ironweed. Taken together, his gritty, downbeat novels form an intricate cycle spanning the history of his native Albany, New York. Kennedy has been awarded numerous literary honors and been hailed as one of America's most accomplished novelists.