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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Lit Fest | Spring Literary Festival 2018, April 11-13

spring literary fest graphic with horse tilting at robot

The Ohio University Creative Writing program presents five visiting writers for the 33rd annual Spring Literary Festival, April 11, 12, and 13.

This year’s program will feature fiction writer Mary Gaitskill, nonfiction writers Geoff Dyer and Aisha Sabatini Sloan, and poets Alan Shapiro and Rosanna Warren.

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

This Year’s Visiting Writers

Wednesday, April 11 (Walter Hall Rotunda)

7:30 p.m. Geoff Dyer lecture
8:30 p.m. Alan Shapiro reading

Thursday, April 12 (Walter Hall Rotunda)

11 a.m. Rosanna Warren lecture
noon Alan Shapiro lecture

7:30 p.m. Aisha Sabatini Sloan reading
8:30 p.m. Mary Gaitskill reading

Friday, April 13 (morning lectures, Alden 4; evening readings, Baker Theater)

11 a.m. Mary Gaitskill lecture
noon Aisha Sabatini Sloan lecture

7:30 p.m. Geoff Dyer reading
8:30 p.m. Rosanna Warren reading

Closing reception in 1804 Room (Baker 5)

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