Husband-and-wife team to headline WSU reading series
Feb 14, 2008 11:32 AM | Print

The department of English at Wichita State University continues its 2007-08 Thursday Reading Series with fiction writer Amy Knox Brown and novelist/humorist John McNally at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Marcus Welcome Center.

John McNally

McNally is the author of the John Simmons Award-winning story collection "Troublemakers," the award-winning novel "Book of Ralph," and the recent comic novel "America's Report Card."

He also is a prolific anthologist, with his recent effort, "When I Was a Loser," about high school experiences, being a top seller. He is the Olen R. Nalley Associate Professor of English at Wake Forest University.

McNally's wife, Knox Brown, will be reading from her story collection "Three Versions of the Truth." She is an English professor at Salem College.

There will be a local jazz outfit opening for the readers, and free refreshments will be served. A book-signing will follow the event. The WSU Campus Bookstore will sell the authors' works.

For more information, contact Darren DeFrain, director of the department of English writing program and interim director of the creative writing program, (316) 978-6271 or
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