Bankhead Visiting Writers Series Archive: Mary Gaitskill & George Saunders

Jan 19, 2015 | Archive, Feature

Mary Gaitskill & George Saunders for the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, March 2003

All readings are made possible by an endowment from the Bankhead Foundation, the Program in Creative Writing, the Department of English, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Books, as well as keepsake broadsides of the authors’ work made by UA’s Book Arts program, will be available at the readings. Admission is free to all.

The Bankhead Visiting Writers Series brings emerging as well as internationally renowned writers to the University of Alabama campus to read from their work. Past visiting writers include Charles Simic, Alice McDermott, Kevin Young, Andre Dubus, Robert Pinsky, Alice Walker, Bei Dao, Neil Gaiman, and George Saunders, among others.