Bankhead Visiting Writers Series Archive: Richard Yates

Dec 8, 2014Archive, Feature

Richard Yates, University of Alabama Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, September 1990

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.