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New Writing Series: Laird Hunt
March 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The 20-year anniversary season of the University of Maine New Writing Series continues with a free, public reading by award-winning writer and translator Laird Hunt at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space (Room 104) in Stewart Commons. Hunt, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, is the author of seven novels, a collection of stories and two book-length translations from the French.
The University of Maine New Writing Series was founded in 1999 and is sponsored by the UMaine Department of English and the Center for Poetry and Poetics (formerly the National Poetry Foundation), with support from the Eaton Family New Writing Series Fund, the Lloyd H. Elliott Fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/ Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Innovative Media, Research & Commercialization Center (IMRC), and to donors Allen and Sally Fernald, for use of the Fernald APPE space.