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News Release - October 9, 2007

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Roy Kesey to Read at Mendocino College November 8

Roy KeseyUkiah, CA –The Friends of the Mendocino College Library are hosting a reading by author Roy Kesey on Thursday, November 8, 7:30 PM, in room 5310 in the Center for the Visual & Performing Arts on the Ukiah campus.

Kesey grew up in Ukiah, and now lives in Beijing with his wife and children. His fiction, nonfiction and poetry have appeared in more than sixty magazines, including McSweeney’s, The Georgia Review and The Iowa Review, and in several anthologies including The Future Dictionary of America, New Sudden Fiction, and The Robert Olen Butler Prize Anthology. His short story "Wait" is included in Best American Short Stories 2007, which was edited by Stephen King. He’s also the author of a historical travel guide to the city of Nanjing, a novella called Nothing in the World, and his recent collection of short stories called All Over is to be published on October 23rd.

Hailed as one of our bright young authors, Kesey will be reading at Mendocino College and do a book signing following the reading. Mendocino Book Company will be on hand with copies of his work for those who wish to get copies autographed.

For more information regarding the reading, please visit or call John Koetzner at (707) 468-3051.

The Friends of the Mendocino College Library is an affiliate group of the Mendocino College Foundation and it is entering its fourth year of support for readings by authors.

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Created: October 09, 2007 @ 04:21 PM
Last Modified: October 10, 2007 @ 10:30 AM


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