Next Up | Adam Novy

The New Writing Series is pleased to announce a reading by Adam Novy, author of The Avian Gospels, on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 5:30pm in the Soderberg Auditorium on the UMaine campus in Orono. The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a Q&A with the writer.


“Wildly imaginative, emotionally complex, gorgeously captured and crafted, Adam Novy’s two-volume literary aviary—so stuffed with birds you’ll want to keep your handsome copies nailed to the table lest they fly off or at you—is one of the most original novels I’ve read in months, maybe years.” —Laird Hunt (NWS S’10), author of Ray of the Star and The Exquisite

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The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundation with support from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Pulp & Paper Foundation for the use of the Soderberg Center. For more information contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.

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