John Carroll University’s English Department presents:


Lee Smith



Wednesday, April 6, 2011

7:30 p.m.


D.J. Lombardo Student Center / Marinello Little Theatre Auditorium

This lecture is free and open to the public.


WHO:          Lee Smith is the author of 15 works of fiction including Oral History, Fair and Tender Ladies, and her recent On Agate Hill. Her novel The Last Girls was a 2002 New York Times bestseller, as well as winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award. A retired professor of English at North Carolina State University, she has received many awards including the North Carolina Award for Literature and an Academy Award in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her latest collection of new and selected stories, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, was published in March 2010.


WHAT:          A lecture by Lee Smith as part of John Carroll University’s Visiting Writer Series.


WHEN:       Wednesday, April 6, 2011

                         7:30 p.m.


WHERE:     John Carroll University

                   20700 North Park Boulevard

University Heights, OH

D.J. Lombardo Student Center / Marinello Little Theatre

CONTACT: Michael Croley

Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, Department of English

216.397.1674 or

Posted on March 30, 2011