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Writer Heidi Jon Schmidt appears March 2

Austin Peay presents a reading by writer-in-residence Heidi Jon Schmidt.

Her reading will begin at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in APSUs Gentry Auditorium, located in the Kimbrough Building.

Author of The Rose Thieves, Darling? and The Bride of Catastrophe, Schmidts stories have won numerous awards, including the Ingram Merrill and James Michener awards. Her works also have been widely published and anthologized, most recently in The O. Henry Awards: Prize Stories 2002 and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002.
Austin Peay presents a reading by writer-in-residence Heidi Jon Schmidt.

Her reading will begin at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in APSU's Gentry Auditorium, located in the Kimbrough Building.

Author of “The Rose Thieves,” “Darling?” and “The Bride of Catastrophe,” Schmidt's stories have won numerous awards, including the Ingram Merrill and James Michener awards. Her works also have been widely published and anthologized, most recently in “The O. Henry Awards: Prize Stories 2002” and “The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002.”

Schmidt has served on the faculty of both Queens University and Colby College, and has guest taught at Cornell and Yale universities, and Gettysburg and Dartmouth colleges. She is currently a teacher at Massachusetts' Fine Arts Work Center.

In addition, Schmidt will conduct fiction-writing workshops and individual conferences with APSU writing students from Feb. 29 through March 3.

The reading is free and open to the public. For further information, telephone 7891.
—Terry Stringer