Authors visit campus for SMU Lit Fest 2010

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, 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