Tracy Daugherty: Hiding Man

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Author Tracy Daugherty discusses his new biography of the man who revolutionized the short story in the first event of the 2009-10 Writers at Work series
Thursday, September 17, 2009
9:00pm @ Central Library

Author Tracy Daugherty discusses Hiding Man, his new biography of Donald Barthelme, on Thursday, September 17, at 7 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Barthelme, who came to prominence as the leader of the postmodern movement, was a fixture at The New Yorker, publishing more than 100 short stories, but he is best-known for his classic novels Snow White and The Dead Father.

Daugherty is currently a professor of English at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

The event is the first in the 2009-10 Writers at Work series organized by Kansas City novelist Whitney Terrell and co-sponsored by Chris Davis and the English Department at UMKC.

Admission is free. A 6:30 p.m. reception precedes the event. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP. Free parking is available in the Library District Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.

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