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2016 Lectores Series

The MFA Lectores series begins this week with nationally acclaimed poet Terrance Hayes. Take a look at the full list of speakers on the UT MFA site. All events begin at 7:30pm at the Falk Theater. Unknown

MFA Lectores series begins Thursday, June 18

27427Don’t miss the first Lectores in this summer’s MFA reading series this Thursday June 18th, 7:30 at the Vaughn Center, 9th floor.

Lydia Davis is a Man Booker-prize winning author of acclaimed short story collections, a novel, and several translations, including Varieties of Disturbance: Stories (May 2007), Samuel Johnson Is Indignant (2001), and Almost No Memory (1997).

Read more about her in interviews with NPR and the Believer Magazine.

The Lectores series will take place every evening at 7:30 p.m. until June 25th. There’s a great line-up this year – view the full calendar of events here.

Read up! The library holds The collected stories of Lydia Davis. It is shelved in the display case at the entrance to the library — ask for it at the Circulation Desk.

2015 Lectores Schedule: the MFA Program Public Reading Series begins this week

The 2015 Lectores Series will begin this Thursday at 7:30 on the 9th floor of the Vaughn Center. Check the MFA site for more information about each speaker.

Jan. 8,  7:30 p.m. Reading with Edan Lepucki and Roxane Gay
Jan. 9, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Stefan Kiesbye and Mikhail Iossel
Jan. 10, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Rebecca Hazelton and Brock Clarke
Jan. 12, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Steve Almond and Stephen Burt
Jan. 13, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Don Morrill and Dave Housley
Jan. 14, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Steve Kistulentz and Richard Bausch
Jan. 15, 
7:30 p.m. Reading with Kyle Minor, Amina Gautier and Michael Garriga

Learn more about the Lectores current lineup here. The lectures are free and open to all.