Author Trudy Lewis will read selections from her short stories at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the atrium of Toomey Hall on the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology. The reading is open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Lewis is the author of the short story collection The Bones of Garbo, winner of the Sandstone Prize in Short Fiction. Her fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Atlantic Monthly, Best American Short Stories and others. Her first novel, Private Correspondences, won the William Goyen Prize and her short stories received the Lawrence Foundation and Glenna Luschei prizes from Prairie Schooner. Lewis is currently the director of creative writing at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The reading is sponsored by the English and technical communication department at Missouri S&T.