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  • Joyce Carol Oates to Read: April 21, 2014

    Acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates will present a free reading of her work at 7p.m., Monday, April 21, at the Fayetteville Town Center. Books will be for sale at the venue, and a signing will follow. No tickets are required.
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  • Spring 2014 Readings Schedule

    The UA Programs in Creative Writing & Translation are proud to announce our spring 2014 readers. We've got a full roster of literary events, including our Distinguished Reader, Joyce Carol Oates, on April 21. All events are free and open to the public.
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