Reading Series

Murray State University Reading Series


The Murray State Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy and organized by its creative writing faculty, brings visiting authors to the Murray State campus for free, public readings and class visits each academic year. Among these authors are Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, Guggenheim and NEA Fellows, Rona Jaffe Award winners, members of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and recipients of countless other awards and distinctions.

The Department of English and Philosophy is committed to the Murray State mission of promoting diversity, global awareness, and intellectual curiosity, and the Reading Series is a program especially able to fulfill that mission. The Reading Series has an exemplary history of bringing writers of all backgrounds, ethnicities, voices, and writing styles to Murray State in order to broaden the perspectives and experiences of the students and community members who attend our events. Please join us for one of our events this year.

Spring 2019 Reading Series

All readings are free and open to the public. Be sure to stick around for a book signing and reception directly following. We look forward to seeing you there!
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