Loyola’s Modern Masters Reading Series welcomes author Maud Casey on Tuesday, March 15. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 5 p.m. in the 4th Floor Program Room on the University’s North Charles Street campus.
Casey, an associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, is the author of two novels, The Shape of Things to Come, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Genealogy, a New York Times Editor’s Choice book, as well as a collection of stories, Drastic. She also teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Warren Wilson College and was previously a faculty member at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Casey has received international fellowships from the Fundacion Valparaiso and the Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers, and is the recipient of the 2008 Calvino Prize and a 2008-09 D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship.
The Modern Masters Reading Series, sponsored by Loyola’s writing department and with support from the Center for the Humanities, has brought nationally and internationally known writers to the University’s campus for many years. For more information on this program and upcoming events, please visit www.loyola.edu/modernmasters.
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