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Author Gary Gildner to open fall semester reading series at BYU Sept. 9

Author Gary Gildner will speak Friday, Sept. 9, at noon in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium at Brigham Young University as part of the English Department’s Reading Series that will take place every Friday during fall semester.

All are invited to attend this free lecture, especially English majors and those interested in writing, poetry and prose.

The author’s 20 published books include “Blue Like the Heavens: New and Selected Poems,” “Somewhere Geese Are Flying: New and Selected Stories,” “My Grandfather’s Book,” a memoir, and “The Bunker in the Parsley Fields,” which received the 1996 Iowa Poetry Prize.

Gildner also received a National Magazine Award for Fiction, Pushcart Prizes in fiction and non-fiction, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the William Carlos Williams and Theodore Roethke poetry prizes and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.

He has been writer-in-residence at Reed College, Davidson College, Seattle University and Michigan State University, and was a Senior Fulbright Lecturer to Poland and Czechoslovakia.

For more information, contact humanities librarian Robert Means at (801) 422-6117 or visit the library’s Web site at www.library.byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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