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Reading of Holding Pattern by Jeffrey Renard Allen
Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 7:00pm
Jeffrey Renard Allen is the author of Holding Pattern, recently published by Graywolf Press, and the novel, Rails Under My Back (winner of the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Prize), as well as two collections of poetry. A Whiting Award winner, Allen is an associate professor at Queens College of the City University of New York.

When: Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
Where: Smith Memorial Student Union, room 236
Time: 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public

recently wrote of Holding Pattern: "Subtly otherworldly, each tale is electric with the rising tension that proceeds stormy weather; each tale is a veritable boxing match, as characters trapped in impossible situations feint, jab, and retreat."