The Malone University Writers Series, sponsored by the Program in Creative Writing, continues with two notable authors: Doug Hunt and Amy Frykholm. All Writers Series programs are free and open to the public.
Doug Hunt (left) will appear Friday, October 29, 4:30 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center, located on the Canton campus. Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri, Doug Hunt is a writer and historian whose study focuses on the town and Mid-Missouri environs of Columbia. He will read from his book Summary Justice – the tale of James Scott, an innocent man lynched by a mob in 1923 – and discuss using techniques of fiction in writing historical narratives.
Amy Frykholm, fall semester writer in residence, will appear November 16-17. A reading and book signing is scheduled for Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center Chapel. A lecture, “Recording the Unrecorded Life,” is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17, 4:30 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center. As a special correspondent for the Christian Century, Amy Frykholm reports and writes on an array of cultural and spiritual matters, with particular interest in interfaith issues, liturgics, and personal health. She will be reading from her book, Julian of Norwich: A Contemplative Biography on the life of 14th-century mystic, as well as working with writing student from across several disciplines.