SMU Lit Fest 'Literature in Bloom' posterAuthors, poets and students will meet on the Hilltop for the 2010 SMU Literary Festival April 22-24. This year’s guest speakers include Jill McCorkle, Tracy Daugherty, Marjorie Sandor, Phillip S. Bryant, Robin Black, Elizabeth Eslami, Robert V.S. Redick and Mary Stewart Hammond.

The schedule of events:

April 22 (Cosponsored with the Gilbert Lecture Series)

  • Reception at 6 p.m. in the Texana Room, DeGolyer Library
  • Reading at 6:30 p.m. in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room, DeGolyer Library: Jill McCorkle

April 23

  • Reading 3-4:30 p.m. in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room: Robert V.S. Redick and Elizabeth Eslami
  • Reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Texana Room
  • Reading at 7 p.m. in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room: Tracy Daugherty and Marjorie Sandor

April 24

  • Lunch and discussion noon-2 p.m. (RSVP to smulitfest@gmail.com, 214-768-2945)
  • Reading 2-3:30 p.m. in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room: Mary Stewart Hammond and Robin Black
  • Seating begins at 8 p.m. for Closing Cabaret in the Varsity, Hughes-Trigg Student Center
  • Performance 8:30-10 p.m.: “Stomping at the Grand Terrace,” Philip S. Bryant and Carolyn Wilkins

All events are free and open to the public.

> Read author biographies at the SMU Lit Fest blog