Debra Gwartney

Thursday, April 19th
7:30pm

Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall
This reading is free and open to the public.

DEBRA GWARTNEY is the author of of the memoir Live Through This, a harrowing story of Gwartney’s search for her two daughters who ran away from home when they were in their teens.  Live Through This was a 2009 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the National Books for a Better Life Award and the Oregon Book Award. With her husband Barry Lopez, Gwartney is the co-editor of  Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape. Her essays have been featured in publications including American Scholar, Prairie Schooner, Salon, Crab Orchard Review, and The New York Times.

This reading will take place in Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall on Thursday, April 19th, at 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Department of English, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the English Club. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Kathlene Postma at kathlene_postma@pacificu.edu.

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