Title

William Warner, 5th Annual ODU Literary Festival

Authors

William Warner

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date

10-6-1982

Location

Webb University Center; Kaufman Hall Auditorium

Author/Artist Bio

William Warner is a research associate in the office of the assistant secretary for science at the Smithsonian Institute. His diverse background includes work for the Peace Corps, the Department of State - U.S. Information Agency, public affairs officer at the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica, and cultural affairs officer at the Instituto Chileno-Norteamericano de Cultura in Santiago, Chile. His book, "Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay," won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1976, and his essays have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, and the Atlantic Naturalist. He is currently at work on a book on North Atlantic fishing.

Description

Warner read on Wednesday, October 6th, 1982 at 11:00 a.m. and at 8:00 p.m.

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