10th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 4-8, 1987


Janet Burroway, 10th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Janet Burroway

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Newport News Room, Webb Center

Author/Artist Bio

Janet Burroway studied at Barnard College and Cambridge University, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She has been an NBC Special Fellow in Playwriting at Yale School of Drama, designed costumes for the Belgian National Theater, taught at the University of Sussex, and written plays for British television. She has also published six novels, including Raw Silk and The Buzzards, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the widely acclaimed textbook, Writing Fiction. Ms. Burroway is professor of English Literature and codirector of the Writing Program at Florida State University.


Janet Burroway read at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, October 8, in the Newport News Room, Webb Center.


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