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Department of English Presents

10th Annual Hunger Benefit with Charles Baxter

4/25/18, 7:00 PM

About this event

Professor Charles Baxter will read from his award-winning fiction for the Creative Writing Program's annual food shelf benefit. Baxter is the author of five collections of short stories, including his latest There's Something I Want You to Do and Gryphon: New and Selected Stories. He has published five novels, most recently The Soul Thief. Baxter has received the Rea Award in the Short Story, the Award of Merit in the Short Story and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and two Minnesota Book Awards.

He also has published two collections of essays on fiction including the off-cited Burning Down the House and is the editor of other works, especially through The Art of... series at Graywolf Press. He was born in Minneapolis and graduated from Macalester College, in Saint Paul. He has taught writing at Wayne State University in Detroit and the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor and now at the University of Minnesota.

Free & open to the public. Suggested donation of $5 and up to benefit Second Harvest Heartland. Presented by the Edelstein-Keller Endowment.

For disability-related accommodations, or questions regarding the venue, contact Terri Sutton at sutt0063@umn.edu or 612-626-1528.
Event Location
  • McNamara Alumni Center, University Hall
  • 200 Oak Street S.E.
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA