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Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series welcomes Tyrone Jaeger


Author Tyrone Jaeger will read from his work at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, as part of the annual Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the Department of English at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Jaeger will read in the Schaible Auditorium on the Fairbanks campus. The reading is free and open to the public.

The Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series is made possible with support from College of Liberal Arts and English Department donors.

Jaeger will also deliver a craft talk at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Gruening 202. The talk will be open to the public and geared specifically toward writers.

Jaeger is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Hendrix College and is the winner of the Theodore Christian Hoepfner Award and the Frank O’Connor Award for short fiction. He has authored a short-story collection, "So Many True Believers" (2016), and a cross-genre novella, "The Runaway Note" (2012).

The College of Liberal Arts, the largest of UAF’s academic units, comprises arts, humanities, social sciences and language disciplines across 20 departments.

Download a flier for Jaeger's talk here: http://news.uaf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TJaeger-flyer_final_flat-1.pdf


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