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Award-Winning Fiction Writer Slated to Speak at Duquesne

Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library and English department present acclaimed author John Keeble, who will read selections from his works and will host a discussion on fiction vs. non-fiction at Duquesne University. 

Considered one of the foremost writers of the Northwest, Keeble received the award in fiction for the Prairie Schooner Prize Series in Fiction for Nocturnal America for his collection of stories, Nocturnal America. His novel Broken Ground was recently cited as one of the Hundred Books in Literary Oregon by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission. His other works include Yellowfish, Out of the Channel: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Mine and Crab Canon. He has also published numerous short stories, interviews and essays on political and ecological topics.

When: Book reading, Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.
Fiction vs. non-fiction discussion, Friday, Feb. 13, at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Book reading, Power Center Ballroom, Section 3, Duquesne University
Fiction vs. non-fiction discussion, Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University

Information: Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 412.396.6420.

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