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Dave Smith Will Visit River City Writers Series March 21-22
For release: March 15, 2006
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Author Dave Smith will visit the University of Memphis' River City Writers Series for three events March 21-22. He will give a reading of his work March 21 at 8 p.m. in the University Center Faulkner Lounge. On March 22, Smith will give an interview on writing from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in Patterson Hall, Room 456, and conduct a poetry workshop from 3-5 p.m. in Patterson Hall, Room 403. All events are free and open to the public.

Smith is the author of 17 books of poetry, most recently The Wick of Memory: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000, and two works of fiction. Among Smith's many honors are fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the Elliott Coleman Professor of Poetry at Johns Hopkins University.

The River City Writers Series is sponsored by the Office of Student Activities Co-Sponsorship, the English Department, the Creative Writing Club, Sigma Tau Delta, the Hohenberg Foundation, Academic Enrichment Funds, Public Service Funds and Deborah Talbot.

For more information, call 901-678-2651 or visit the RCWS Web site at www.memphis.edu/rivercitywriters

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