November 27, 2000
Susan Beasy Latto, Director of Public Relations 218 726-8830
Kathryn Fuller, UMD Library Communications 218 726-7829 or 726-8102
Reminder & More Information on Carol Bly's Appearance
Carol Bly to Speak at the UMD December 5
The UMD Library presents a "Meet the Author" event featuring writer Carol Bly on Tuesday, December 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the fourth floor Library Rotunda. Speaking on the topic, "The Literature We Write from Bits of Our Lives," Carol Bly will share some of her thoughts on the process of creative writing. Refreshments will be served and there will be a book signing after the talk. This free event is being presented as part of the UMD Spectrum Lecture Series. For more information call the UMD Library at 726-8102.
Carol Bly has lectured and taught writing courses across the country including at the Split Rock Summer Arts Program. She has also taught Ethics in Literature at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and from 1998-1999 was Edelstein-Keller Distinguished Writer there. Bly recently finished a new book of short stories - My Bag of Rice: New and Collected Stories - which was published by Milkweed Press earlier this year. Another book - The Smart Cave: Finding New Ways to Write Creative Nonfiction - will be published next spring. She was named "Favorite Woman Author for 2000" by the Minnesota Women's Press and has received numerous awards for her writings.
The event is free, and the public is invited.