The 2012 MFA@FLA Writers Fest runs October 11-13, with talks and readings by Mary Gaitskill, Lauren Groff, Ben Lerner, Karen Solie, and Kevin Wilson.
Gainesville's own Lauren Groff will be doing a reading at the Headquarters library Thurs. Oct. 11 at 7:30pm.
Groff's books The Monsters of Templeton, Delicate Edible Birds, and Arcadia are available at the library in a variety of formats.
Here's one of Groff's early stories, courtesy of the Atlantic magazine.
The free events continue all weekend:
Fri. Oct. 12, 8-10pm. Readings by Ben Lerner and Mary Gaitskill. Ustler Hall Atrium, University of Florida.
Sat. Oct. 13, 1-3pm. Craft talks with Mary Gaitskill, Ben Lerner, Karen Solie, and Kevin Wilson. Ustler Hall.
Sat. Oct. 13, 8-10pm. Readings by Karen Solie and Kevin Wilson. Ustler Hall.