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DATE: Thursday  1/26/2017

TIME: Noon to 1:00 pm

PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)

James L. Magnuson

SPEAKER: James L. Magnuson

James L. Magnuson, Jan. 26 – Magnuson has served as director of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin for the past 22 years. He is the author of nine novels, most recently Famous Writers I Have Known and Windfall/i>, as well as a screenwriter and playwright. The first play he ever produced, No Snakes In This Grass, was performed in street theaters of Harlem in the 1960s and recently was revived at the Lincoln Center. He has been a Playwright in Residence at Princeton University and has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for his fiction writing.


Selected Novels

Famous Writers I Have Known


Selected Plays

No Snakes In This Grass

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