Reiberg Reading Series

The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series at IUPUI present:

Writer Michael Martone image

Writer Michael Martone

Wednesday, October 3, 7:30 p.m.
Lilly Auditorium, University Library Lower Level

A celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Reiberg Series w/special guests R. Craig Sautter, Karen Kovacik, and Terry Kirts

Michael Martone’s recent books are The Moon Over Wapakoneta, Brooding, Winesburg, Indiana, and Four for a Quarter. The University of Georgia Press published his book of essays, The Flatness and Other Landscapes, winner of the AWP Award for Nonfiction, in 2000. His stories and essays have appeared in Harper’s, Esquire, North American Review, Iowa Review, and other magazines. Martone has won two Fellowships from the NEA and a grant from the Ingram Merrill Foundation. His stories and essays have appeared and been cited in the Pushcart Prize, The Best American Stories and The Best American Essays anthologies. In 2013 he received the national Indiana Authors Award, and in 2016, the Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contribution to Midwestern Literature. Martone was born and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Butler University and graduated from Indiana University. He holds the MA from The Writing Seminars of The Johns Hopkins University. Martone is currently a Professor at the University of Alabama where he has been teaching since 1996.

Indiana Humanities, The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, and the Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series at IUPUI present:

Writer Dan Chaon image

Writer Dan Chaon

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Basile Auditorium, Herron School of Art & Design, 735 West New York Street

The Inaugural Ray Bradbury Visiting Writer Lecture

Dan Chaon’s most recent book is Ill Will, a national bestseller, named one of the ten best books of 2017 by Publishers Weekly. Other works include the short story collection Stay Awake (2012), a finalist for the Story Prize; the national bestseller Await Your Reply, and Among the Missing, a finalist for the National Book Award. Chaon’s fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize Anthologies, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, the Shirley Jackson Award, and he was the recipient of an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Chaon lives in Ohio and teaches at Oberlin College. This reading is free and open to the public.

This event is made possible by a generous grant from Indiana Humanities.