Library Associates to Present Author Charles Baxter

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Event Details


Date: October 9, 2018

Times: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Hamre Recital Hall in the Humanities Building on the campus of Augustana.

Ticket Info: Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $5; children and Augustana students are free.

The Augustana Library Associates presents author Charles Baxter at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the Hamre Recital Hall of the Humanities Center.

Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $5; children and Augustana students are free. For information, call the Mikkelsen Library at 605.274.4921.

About Charles Baxter

Charles BaxterCharles Baxter was born in Minneapolis and graduated from Macalester College in Saint Paul. After completing graduate work in English at the State University of New York at Buffalo, he taught for several years at Wayne State University in Detroit. In 1989, he moved to the Department of English at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and its MFA program. He now teaches at the University of Minnesota.

Baxter is the author of five novels, five collections of short stories, three collections of poems, two collections of essays on fiction and is the editor of other works. Titles include "The Feast of Love" (nominated for National Book Award and made into a feature film), "There's Something I Want You to Do," "Gryphon," "The Soul Thief," and "Saul and Patsy."

About the Augustana Library Associates

As a support group for the Mikkelsen Library, the Augustana Library Associates strengthen the financial base of the library to promote the expansion of library holdings and services and to enhance opportunities for academic excellence. Additionally, the Library Associates provide a program of cultural events and continuing education for the benefit of members, the University and the community.