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
This story has been tagged Events, English. See all RSS feeds here
Created on Feb 14, 2008 11:32 AM; Last modified on Feb 14, 2008 12:58 PM
Innovative splint developed by WSU researchers
Rhatigan Student Center renovation revealed
WSU finance students study the market in real time
Students feel at home in Shocker Hall
WSU expansion will support job growth, innovation
Nursing student workshop to be held at WSU
WSU hosting 'Writing Now, Reading Now' series
WSU to host ACT Math Workshop
David Cabela to speak at WSU forum
Constitution Day activity at WSU
The Elliott School of Communication turns 25
Kansas Council for Economic Education receives grant
Ray to discuss photography at reception
Students, community welcome at WSU outdoor movie
AQR holiday travel forecast: Book early
CEDBR now offers indicators in optimal format
Summer 2014 Academe
Tree planting honors WSU's KBOR anniversary
Wichita State announces Business Booster seminars
Help with math offered at Wichita State
WSU's Barton School gets new interim dean
WSU School of Nursing one of 100 schools chosen
STEMpact2020 gets coordinator
Claycomb named as WSU Ventures director
Innovation helps WSU School of Nursing reach students
© 1995-2014 Wichita State University. All rights reserved.
Valid HTML 401