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March 16th, 2011
‘Celebrated’ Stone to give reading at Wittliff Collections


Robert Stone, author of seven novels including National Book Award-winning Dog Soldiers, will give a reading and book signing at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 at Texas State.

The event will be held in the Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library on campus. The reading, cosponsored by the Therese Kayser Lindsey Reading Series, the Department of English and the the Wittliff Collections, is free and open to the public.

In addition to Dog Soldiers, Stone is the author of A Hall of Mirrors, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate and Bay of Souls. His story collection, Bear and His Daughter, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and his memoir, Prime Green, was published in 2006. He currently holds the University Endowed Chair in Creative Writing and teaches at the MFA Creative Writing Program at Texas State University.

For more information, contact Katie Angermeier at 785- 840-4607 or via email at

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