The University Record, April 10, 1995

Delbanco, Johnson to read from works

Delbanco, Johnson to read from works

Authors Nicholas Delbanco and Diane Johnson will read from their works in the Visiting Writers Series this month.

Sponsored by the Department of English and Borders Books and Music, the series features readings of fiction and poetry by more than two dozen writers throughout the academic year.

The April readings include:

• April 13, 5 p.m., Rackham Amphitheater: English Prof. Nicholas Delbanco, director of the Master of Fine Arts Program, has published 15 books of fiction and non-fiction, including, most recently, a collection of short stories, The Writer's Trade, and a memoir, Running in Place: Scenes from the South of France. In the Name of Mercy, a novel, is due out later this year.

• April 18, 3:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium: California author Diane Johnson has written several novels, including Fair Game, The Shadow Knows and Persian Nights, as well as biographies and screenplays, such as The Shining. Her reading will take place at the Hopwood Awards ceremony.

For more information, call the Hopwood Room, 764-6296.