We are delighted to announce the wonderful authors who will join us for this year’s Writers’ Series and to share our beautiful poster designed by Over the Moon Creative.
We will update this blog shortly with the locations for each of the readings featuring our first writer of the year, poet Derrick Harriell. Derrick will come to Birmingham next week from the University of Mississippi!
Due to predictions of severe weather, we have made two changes to Chris Abani’s schedule of readings in Birmingham.
Montevallo University’s reading scheduled for Monday, March 19th at 3:30pm is cancelled.
Samford University’s reading, initially scheduled for Monday, March 19th at 7:00pm, has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 20th at 3:00pm in Brock Forum in Dwight Beeson Hall.
ALL OTHER READINGS WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED!
His current schedule is as follows:
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We are delighted to have Chris Abani come to Birmingham to give five readings in March! Please note that his reading schedule has changed slightly. He will read at UAB in Hulsey Recital Hall on Wednesday March 21st at 2:30. All other readings remain as originally announced.
His schedule of readings is as follows:
Monday March 19 at 3:30pm University of Montevallo, J.A. Brown Room, Carmichael Library
Monday, March 19 at 7:00pm Samford University, Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall
Tuesday, March 20 at 11:00am Birmingham Southern College, Norton Theatre
Wednesday, March 21 at 10:00am Miles University, Pearson Auditorium
Wednesday, March 21 at 2:30pm University of Alabama Birmingham, Hulsey Recital Hall
All readings are free and open to the public. We hope you will join us!