March 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Lit Fest | Spring 2016 Literary Festival is April 6-8

The 2016 Spring Literary Festival, held April 6-8, features authors Kelly Link, Stuart Dybek, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and Kevin Prufer.

The festival is sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the English Department at Ohio University, in conjunction with Alden Library,

All readings and lectures are free and open to the public. The five visiting writers will be present throughout the festival, lecturing and reading from their work, and books by the authors will be available for purchase after each program, and at Little Professor Book Center.

Watch Live on April 7

Ohio University alumni and friends are invited to view Kevin Prufer’s readings live on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m.—or watch the archived video at any time after the event.

Meet the Authors

This Year’s Visiting Writers

Wednesday, April 6

7:30 p.m., Kelly Link lecture (in Baker Theater)

8:30 p.m., Stuart Dybek reading (in Baker Theater)

Thursday, April 7

11 a.m., Ellen Bryant Voigt lecture (in Baker Ballroom)

noon, Phillip Lopate lecture (In Baker Ballroom)

7:30 p.m., Kevin Prufer reading (in Baker Ballroom)

8:30 p.m., Kelly Link reading (in Baker Ballroom)

Friday, April 8

11 a.m.: Kevin Prufer lecture (in Alden 4)

noon, Stuart Dybek lecture (in Alden 4)

7:30 p.m., Phillip Lopate reading (in Baker Ballroom)

8:30 p.m., Ellen Bryant Voigt reading (in Baker Ballroom)


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