Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Peter Orner portrait
Peter Orner

University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumnus Peter Orner will present a free reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room of the Glenn Schaeffer Library, adjacent to the Dey House.

Orner’s fiction and nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic Monthly, Granta, the Paris Review, McSweeney’s, The Southern Review, The Forward, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Ploughshares. Stories have been anthologized in Best American Stories and twice won a Pushcart Prize. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2006 and the two–year Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship (2007–08).

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