Having penned 14 novels, nearly 20 collections of poems, nine volumes of non-fictional prose, six children’s books, three television scripts and a libretto, Margaret Atwood is one of the English language’s most celebrated living writers and Canada’s most valuable literary export. On March 31, she will be featured as the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium.
The Jefferson County Fairgrounds are scheduled to come alive with the sounds of Western swing as the USAO Showband hosts a fundraising dance on March 12 from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children.
Alumni Jerry Bennett, Ali Crouch and Lindi Collins will return to the University of Science and Arts on Friday to speak to students about their art and their careers for the 3rd annual Career Lecture Series.
The lecture series will run from 3 until 5 p.m. in Davis 124.