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Author Mary Gordon to read, discuss work
Mary Gordon, an author and Barnard College professor of English, is scheduled to read from her work at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Kresge Auditorium.
An informal colloquium with Gordon will be held the following day at 11 a.m. in the Terrace Room of Margaret Jacks Hall. Both events are free and open to the public. Her visit is part of the Creative Writing Program's Jean and Bill Lane Lecture Series.
Gordon's novels include Final Payments, The Company of Women, Men and Angels, The Other Side and Spending. She also has written a memoir, The Shadow Man, and books of short fiction, The Rest of Life and Temporary Shelter. Good Boys and Dead Girls and Seeing Through Places: Reflections on Geography and Identity are collections of her essays. Her most recent work is a biography of Joan of Arc.
Gordon has received a Lila Acheson Wallace Reader's Digest Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Poet Anthony Hecht and author Salman Rushdie are scheduled to read from their work Jan. 28 and April 15, respectively, at Stanford as part of the Lane Lecture Series.