Events on Tuesday, Jan. 30

silko.jpgFrom the New York State Writers Institute Calendar:

January 30 (Tuesday): Native American novelist Leslie Marmon Silko
Seminar – 4:15 p.m., Assembly Hall, Campus Center, Uptown Campus
Reading – 8:00 p.m., Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Uptown Campus

Leslie Marmon Silko, novelist, essayist, and poet, is a major figure of the Native American literary renaissance.

Her first novel, “Ceremony” (1977), received the American Book Award, sold three quarters of a million copies, and sparked a revolution in Native American literature.

This year, Penguin Classics will publish a 30th Anniversary Edition of “Ceremony,” featuring a new introduction by Larry McMurtry.


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