The next Thornton Reading will host poet, essayist, playwright, and lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts, who will read from his work, participate in a Q&A, and sign books.
Novelist Wiley Cash will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, at the University of Lynchburg. The reading, to be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom, will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Admission is free and the public is invited.
Sharyn McCrumb, an award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, Terrance Hayes, an award-winning poet and 2014 MacArthur Fellow, will read from his work in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. The event is part of the University of Lynchburg’s Thornton Reading series.
When Richard H. Thornton Chair Jer Bryant was looking for nominations for this year’s Thornton Reading series, Dr. Cheryl Coleman knew immediately who she’d like to see on the lineup: Margaret Renkl.
Poet and actor David Mills will read from his latest work, “Boneyarn,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited, but face coverings are required.
Terrance Hayes, an award-winning poet and 2014 MacArthur fellow, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in Sydnor Performance Hall in Schewel Hall at the University of Lynchburg.
The bestselling author Celeste Ng will read from her award-winning novels at the University of Lynchburg at 7:30 p.m. March 20 in the Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall. The event […]
University of Lynchburg assistant professor of Spanish and author Dr. Pedro Larrea will read from his work at the first Thornton Reading event of 2019. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, in the Sydnor Performance Hall in Schewel Hall.
Essayist and fiction writer Anne Panning will give a reading from her new memoir, Dragonfly Notes on Distance and Loss, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October, 16, in the Alumni Lounge at University of Lynchburg. Admission is free and the public is invited.