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Novelist Ron Hansen to Read in Tawes

October 22, 2012
Novelist Ron Hansen will give a reading Thursday, November 29 at 4 p.m. in Tawes Theatre, Daniel Z. Gibson Center for the Arts as part of the Sophie Kerr Living Writers Series.

CHESTERTOWN, MD—This event, originally set for Thursday, November 1st, has been rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy.

Ron Hansen has published eight novels, two collections of short stories, and a book of essays. His novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and became a 2007 movie starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck. His work has also been recognized with awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.             After graduating from Creighton University in Omaha, Hansen went on to the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and then to Stanford University to complete his studies.  He currently serves as the Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor in the Arts and the Humanities at Santa Clara University. His next book, She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories, is scheduled for release next month.

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