Mary Karr Reading

04/25/2003

Contributed by Barbara Adams

The Department of Writing presents
a public reading by Mary Karr
author of The Liar's Club and Cherry
Wednesday April 30, 7:30 pm
Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

Mary Karr's three volumes of poetry are Viper Rum (New Directions), The Devil's Tour, and Abacus. Her poems and essays have won Pushcart prizes and have appeared in such magazines as the New Yorker, Atlantic, and Parnassus. Her memoir, The Liar's Club, was a New York Times bestseller for more than a year and was selected as one of the best books of 1995 by many periodicals, including the New Yorker, Time, People, and Entertainment Weekly.

Cherry (Viking), her follow-up to The Liar's Club, was a bestseller for the New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle, and was named "Best Book" of 2000 by Entertainment Weekly, Us, and Amazon.com. She was a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College and is now the Jesse Truesdale Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University.

Free and open to the public

Contributed by Barbara Adams

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