Visiting Writers Coming to Campus
February 21, 2013
March 26, 2013 - Jonis Agee
Visiting Writer Jonis Agee will present a Fiction Reading on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm in the Wyckoff Room of the Cullom-Davis Library. The reading is free and open to the public.
Jonis Agee is the Adele Hall Professor of English at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of twelve books, including five novels - Sweet Eyes, Strange Angels, South of Resurrection, The Weight of Dreams and her most recent, The River Wife and five collections of short fiction - Pretend We've Never Met, Bend This Heart, A .38 Special and a Broken Heart, Taking the Wall, and Acts of Love on Indigo Road. She has also published two books of poetry: Houses and Mercury.
Her awards include ForeWord Magazine's Editor's Choice Award for Taking the Wall, the Gold Medal in Fiction for Acts of Love on Indigo Road, a National Endowment for the Arts grant in fiction, a Loft-McKnight Award, a Loft-McKnight Award of Distinction, and two Nebraska Book Awards. Three of her books - Strange Angels, Bend This Heart, and Sweet Eyes - were named Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times.
April 18, 2013 - Brian Barker