Far From The Centers of Ambition
is the second outstanding publication on the diverse history of the Visiting Writers Series. More ┬╗

What Writers Do
This recently released book celebrates 20 years of The Visiting Writers Series.  More┬╗

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Steering Committee

Sally Fanjoy, Chair
Rand Brandes, Series Director
Lisa Hart, Series Consultant
Madison Turner, Student Assistant
Abigail McRea, Student Assistant


Committee Members

  • Tony Abbott
  • Mary Helen Cline
  • Laura Costello
  • Sandra Deal
  • Mike Dugan
  • Sarah Embry
  • Sally Fanjoy
  • Devon Fisher
  • Michele Francois
  • Susan Gaither Jones
  • Sanford Guttler
  • Christian Harkins
  • Keith Hart
  • Kelley Hurley
  • Veronica McComb
  • Chrisanne Mitchell
  • Adelia Parrado-Ortiz
  • Carina Richardson
  • Misa Shuford
  • Allison Whitton

Visiting Writers Series

2013-2014 Season:
Jon Meacham
Martin Marty
James Dodson
Junot Diaz
A.S. Byatt
Lou Berney
Belle Boggs
Isabel Wilkerson
Joseph Bathanti
Sherman Alexie
Mary Pope Osborne

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