Visiting Writer Richard Powers featured at two campus events

powers_readingRICHARD POWERS, author of ten novels, including The Echo Maker, which won the National Book Award in 2006, will give a reading Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. in Cubberley Auditorium. He’ll also participate in a colloquium Tuesday, Feb. 16,  at 11 a.m. in the Terrace Room of Margaret Jacks Hall. Powers has received numerous honors including a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction. The events, which are sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, are free and open to the public. See the poster at left for more information.