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September 2nd, 2010
Hamilton to read at Alkek Library, Katherine Anne Porter House

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Saskia Hamilton will read this month at Alkek Library and the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle.

STAFF REPORT

Saskia Hamilton, author of Divide These and As for Dream, will give a reading and book signing at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State on Sept. 23.

The reading will be held on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library. Hamilton will hold another reading 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle. Admission is free.

Hamilton is also the editor of The Letters of Robert Lowell and the co-editor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Hamilton is the recipient of fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has worked for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, and the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe. She currently teaches at Barnard College in New York.

The Therese Kayser Lindsey/Katherine Anne Porter Series event is co-sponsored by Texas State’s English Department and the Wittliff Collections. Books will be for sale by the University Bookstore.

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