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This year’s Annie Sonnenblick evening features author Charles Baxter


Writing Programs is thrilled to announce that celebrated author Charles Baxter will read from his upcoming work on Wednesday, April 9th2014 at 8:00 p.m. in Wesleyan University’s Russell House. Earlier that day, at 4:15 p.m., Charles Baxter will hold a Q&A session in Allbritton 311.

Charles Baxter is the author of five novels and five books of short stories, most recently Gryphon: New and Selected Stories. He has also written two books of literary essays, Burning Down the House and The Art of Subtext, published by Graywolf. His recent pieces appear in 2013 Best American Short Stories and 2013 Best American Essays. Baxter edited the Library of America edition of Sherwood Anderson’s stories. He teaches at the University of Minnesota.

For more information, please call 860.685.3448 or click here. For program information contact Anne Greene at agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or 860.685.3604.

Date: Wednesday, April 9
Time of Q&A: 4:15 p.m.
Location of Q&A: Allbritton 311
Time of reading:
 8:00 p.m.
Location of reading: Russell House, 350 High St.
Cost: $0

Louis Menand @ Russell House

Happening in approximately 80 minutes is yet another event that’s making tonight a clusterfuck of awesome on campus:

Louis Menand has maintained distinguished careers in academia and journalism. A staffwriter at The New Yorker since 2001, he is well known for his articles about literature, the arts, intellectual history, language, and American culture. He is the author and editor of several books including The Metaphysical Club, awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for History and the Francis Parkman Prize. He teaches at Harvard University, where he is Bass Professor of English and American Language and Literature.

Date: Tonight, February 27th
Time: 8pm
Place: Russell House