Next Writers Conference 101 set for Feb. 16 at UND Bookstore


Amy Halvorson

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The next University of North Dakota Writers Conference 101 is set for Feb. 16, at the UND Bookstore.

The focus of this session will be on the book Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, written by Geoff Dyer.

The session will be led by Cameron Kelsall, a graduate student in the UND Department of English. All sessions are on Sundays, 2-3:30 p.m. and there is no cost or need to do homework.

Writers Conference 101 sessions are designed to get people acquainted with the authors who have been invited to the 45thAnnual UND Writers Conference, which is set for April 2-4.

Each session begins with a brief overview of the author, followed by questions and discussion about their book. Organizers encourage everyone to stop by for the discussions, even if they have not had a chance to read the books.

Books for the 2014 Writers Conference are on sale at the UND Bookstore and at Ferguson Books and Media.

Remaining Writers Conference 101 schedule follows:

At the UND Bookstore:

Feb 23: Brian Maxwell- Selected short stories (Liz Harris, associate professor of English)

At Ferguson Books and Media:

March 2: Jessica Lott- The Rest of Us (Megan Hurley, graduate student, UND Department of English)March 16: Colson Whitehead- Apex Hides the Hurt (Eric Wolfe, associate professor of English)