Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Young Writers Workshop begins today!

SIUC's Young Writers Workshop begins its tenth annual session today! Twenty-seven high school students from five different states will be on the SIUC campus from today through Saturday writing and talking writing with creative writing faculty and graduate students. Tonight, SIUC fiction faculty member Pinckney Benedict will read from his work at 8 pm in Faner's Harry T. Moore Auditorium. This reading is free and open to the public.

More about the fabulous Mr. Benedict:
Pinckney's Wikipedia entry