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Mason, Jarman among authors appearing at Vanderbilt this spring

Jan. 18, 2011—Novelists Bobbie Ann Mason and Tom Perrotta and poets Mark Jarman, Ciaran Carson and Frank Bidart are among the writers who will read from their work during the spring semester at Vanderbilt University.

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Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach

Dec. 9, 2010—This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginning...

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Vanderbilt’s Tony Earley elected to Fellowship of Southern Writers

Nov. 23, 2010—The Blue Star novelist joins group that has included James Dickey, Robert Penn Warren The Fellowship of Southern Writers has elected novelist Tony Earley, a professor at Vanderbilt University, as a member. The FSW was founded in 1987 to recognize and encourage literature in the South. Its founding members include James Dickey, Robert Penn Warren,...

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Vanderbilt poet honored by Fellowship of Southern Writers

Oct. 12, 2010—Kate Daniels, author of the soon-to-be-published A Walk in Victoria’s Secret and three other poetry collections, has been named winner of the 2011 Hanes Award for Poetry by the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Daniels, associate professor of English at Vanderbilt University, will receive the Hanes Award in April 2011 at the Fellowship’s Conference on Southern...

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Distinguished lineup of authors to appear at Vanderbilt this fall

Sep. 2, 2010—A series of free public readings at Vanderbilt University will kick off this fall with a Sept. 16 appearance by Edward Hirsch, poet, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and President of the Guggenheim Foundation.

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