Upcoming DePaul Author Events

Mark your calendars! DePaul professors and authors will be participating in readings around the city this fall. Don’t miss out on these fabulous opportunities below:

TONIGHT: Thursday, September 30

Amina Gautier, a new assistant professor of English, joins author Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife, Her Fearful Symmetry) and other writers for a discussion entitled “Ordinary Women: Extraordinary Heroines–A New Paradigm for the Modern Heroine.”

                       Women & Children First Bookstore
                       5233 N. Clark St.
                       7:30 p.m. panel

Tuesday, October 12: Rebecca Johns Trissler, another new assistant professor of English, launches her latest novel, The Countess, with an event at the Sulzer Public Library in Chicago’s Lincoln Square.

                        Sulzer Library
                        4455 N. Lincoln Avenue
                        7 p.m. reading

Tuesday, October 19: Toni Morrison

 This event is sold out, but the DePaul English Department is offering an opportunity for students to win a free general admission ticket for this One Book One Chicago Keynote Lecture. See Cathy Clark at the English Department for details.

                         Symphony Center
                         220 S. Michigan Ave.
                         7 p.m. lecture

Thursday, October 21: Amina Gautier & Rebecca Johns Trissler

Please welcome the two newest members of our tenure-track faculty. This event, sponsored by the Visiting Writers Program, will celebrate Amina’s recent Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Award, as well as the publication of Rebecca’s new novel, The Countess.

                            McGowan South 104
                            1110 W. Belden
                            6 p.m. readings
Tuesday, October 26: Michele Rubin, a literary agent at Writer’s House in New York, will give a talk on “The Future of the Book.” This event, sponsored by the DePaul Humanities Center, should be of great interest to all creative-writing students.

                            DePaul Student Center 314
                            2250 N. Sheffield Ave.
                            6 p.m. lecture

Wednesday, October 27: Reginald Gibbons

In an event sponsored by the DePaul Humanities Center, Gibbons, a recent National Book Award finalist, will read from his new collection, Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories.

                            Richardson Library
                            Dorothy Day Room, 400Richardson Library
                            2350 N. Kenmore Avenue
                            6 p.m. reading

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