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Reed College's Spring 2006 Visiting Writer's Series debuts on February 2 with Adam Johnson


Adam Johnson, author of the much acclaimed debut collection of short stories, Emporium, will read selections from his writing and answer questions from the audience.


WHAT

Adam Johnson, author of the much acclaimed debut collection of short stories, Emporium; whose novel Parasites Like Us received the California Book Award; and whose fiction has appeared in Esquire, Harper's, and The Paris Review, as well as Best New American Voices four years running, will read selections from his writing and answer questions from the audience. Afterwards, there will be a book signing. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, Johnson now teaches at Stanford University.

 

WHEN

8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2.

 

WHERE

Psychology Auditorium, Room 105, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland (Use East Parking Lot off of SE Woodstock Blvd.)

 

COST

Free and open to the public

 

CONTACT

For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website at events.reed.edu or call the Reed events hotline at 503/777-7755.



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