Story Hour in the Library: Scott Saul, March 10

Scott Saul

Story Hour will feature author, Scott Saul, on Thursday, March 10th at 5:00pm.

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley’s Morrison Library.

Scott Saul is a historian and critic who has written for The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The Nation and other publications.

He is the author of Becoming Richard Pryor, the first thoroughly researched biography of the comedian, and the creator of Richard Pryor’s Peoria, a digital archive of materials from Pryor’s formative years in that Midwestern city.

Saul teaches courses in American literature and history at UC Berkeley, where he is an associate professor of English. He lives in Berkeley, CA, with his wife and son.

When: Thursday, March 10th, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public


Contributed by Gigi Gillard, Donor Stewardship & Events Coordinator

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Lunch Poems: David Gewanter, March 3

David Gewanter

Enjoy poetry during lunch on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Lunch Poems is a monthly series of mid-day readings.

David Gewanter is author of three poetry books, In the Belly, The Sleep of Reason, and War Bird (all from U. Chicago Press), and co-editor of Robert Lowell: Collected Poems (FSG & Faber). His awards include the John Zacharis First Book Award, James Laughlin Award finalist, Ambassador Book Award, Hopwood Award, Whiting Award, Eisner Prize, Academy of American Poets prize, and others. He teaches at Georgetown and lives in DC. His new manuscript of poems is Fort Necessity.

This event is free and open to the public.

Date: March 3, 2016

Time: 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

Place: Morrison Library