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Mayapple Author William Heyen reads at famed Writers Forum, SUNY Brockport – Wednesday Nov. 28th

William Heyen will be at the College at Brockport (Brockport, NY) for the Writers Forum on Wednesday, November 28th, at 8:00 pm in Cooper Hall

His two Mayapple books are “The Angel Voices” and the recent “Straight’s Suite for Craig Cotter and Frank O’Hara“.

Heyen’s has a long association with Brockport, having taught there for over thirty years. He is also a former director of the Writers Forum. A former Senior Fulbright lecturer in American literature in Germany, Heyen has won Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Arts, American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, and other awards. His work has appeared in the Atlantic, the New Yorker, Harper’s, and in hundreds of other magazines and anthologies. He edited September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond, and is the author of some 25 books including Crazy Horse in Stillness (winner of the Small Press Book Award) and Shoah Train: Poems (a Finalist for the National Book Award).

Cooper Hall is just north of 108-148 Adams St., Brockport, NY 14420 Map

From the Writers Forum page:
Founded in 1967 as an ancillary to the SUNY Brockport Department of English, the Writers Forum is widely recognized as one of the outstanding reading series in the country. A unique audiovisual project, the Writers Forum Videotape Library was started in 1968 and currently contains more than 300 interviews, readings, and discussions of craft with major contemporary authors. The collection has been called “a national treasure,” and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation.