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The Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature will present a reading by author Alissa Nutting at noon on Oct. 7 in the library’s Pritchard Room.

Nutting is the author of the novel Tampa and the short story Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls. Her fiction has appeared in publications such as The Norton Introduction to Literature, Tin House, Bob and Conduit; her essays have appeared in Fence, Elle, the New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine and other publications.

Nutting is an assistant professor of creative writing at John Carroll University.

Each year the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature hosts authors for the Visiting Writers Series. Past guests have included Jim Daniels, Steven Bognar, Clyde Edgerton, George Bilgere, Les Roberts, Barry Lopez, Michael Chasar, Lynn Powell, Ian Frazier, Anna Cypra Oliver, Marvin Bell, David Giffels, Jeffrey Hammond, and Robert Sullivan. Writers in the series talk to students in classes, give readings or craft talks, and sometimes participate in workshops that focus on student writing.

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