University of Portland
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University of Portland to host author Lucy Corin on Tuesday, Oct. 29

University of Portland welcomes author Lucy Corin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 in Buckley Center Auditorium on campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. The reading, sponsored by the English Department as part of its Readings & Lectures series, is free and open to the public.

Corin is the author of the short story collection The Entire Predicament and the novel Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls. Her latest collection, One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses, was released this year

Her stories have also appeared in publications such as American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, Ploughshares, Tin House Magazine, New Stories From the South: The Year’s Best. She was a winner of the 2012 American Academy of Arts and Letters John Guare Writer's Fund Rome Prize.

Corin is currently directing the Creative Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. More information about the Corin can be found on her website

For more information, please contact the English department at (503) 943-7264 or

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