Andrew Hudgins and Erin McGraw
Apr 05, 5:30 pm - Apr 05, 7:00 pm

Poetry reading by Andrew Hudgins and fiction reading by Erin McGraw

Alfred Literary Festival

Division of English

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 in Scholes Library. 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), After the Lost War (1988), and Saints and Strangers (1985, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize). He has also published a memoir, 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.​