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Events for April 5, 2018
Poet Andrew Hudgins and Fiction Writer Eric McGraw read at Scholes Library
(5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
The Alfred Literary Festival kicks off with readings by poet Andrew Hudgins and fiction writer Erin McGraw on Thursday, April 5 at 5:30 pm. A reception and book signing will follow the readings.
Andrew Hudgins is the author of nine books of poetry, including American Rendering: New and Selected Poems (2010), Shut Up! You're Fine (2009), and After the Lost War (1988), and Saints and Strangers (1985, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize). He has also published a memoirs, The Joker (2013), and two books of craft. A recipient of a Guggenheim award and a Stegner fellowship, Hudgins is Professor Emeritus from The Ohio State University.
Erin McGraw is the author of six books, three story collections and three novels, including Better Food for a Better World (2013) and The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard (2008). Her stories and essays have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, STORY, The Southern Review, Tin House, American Short Fiction, The Kenyon Review, and many other journals and magazines. Recently retired from teaching at the Ohio State University, she lives in Tennessee with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins.?
AU Day of Giving
Thursday, April 5 Alfred’s first Day of Giving
What is the day of giving? It’s a 24 hour online giving initiative benefitting the Alfred fund. We’ll be reaching out to all members of the Alfred community to make a gift to the university. No donation is too small, each dollar you donate turns into two by a matching gift already pledged. Thanks to your generosity, our future is filled with life-changing tomorrows.