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DATE: Wednesday  12/6/2017

TIME: Noon to 1:00 pm

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

R. Clay Reynolds

SPEAKER: R. Clay Reynolds

R. Clay Reynolds, Dec. 6 – Reynolds is a scholar, teacher and writer. He is the director of creative writing and teaches creative writing and modern literature at the University of Texas at Dallas. Reynolds writes fiction and nonfiction, as well as scholarship, book criticism and journalistic essays and articles. His novels, Franklin’s Crossing and Monuments both won the Violet Crown Award from the Writers’ League of Texas. He is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow and has received grants from the Texas Commission for the Arts.



Franklin’s Crossing


The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok


Vox Populi


Sandhill County Lines

The Tentmaker

A Hundred Years of Heroes: A History of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show

Ars Poetica: A Postmodern Parable

Stage Left: The Development of the American Social Drama in the Thirties

Threading the Needle


Of Snakes and Sex and Playing in the Rain

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