Tim McLaurin, 15th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Tim McLaurin

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall, University Theater

Author/Artist Bio

Tim Mclaurin, born in Fayetteville, N.C., is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before turning to writing, he served in the Marine Corps and the Peace Corps. He has also worked as a carpenter, a news reporter, and a snake handler in a carnival. Mr. McLaurin is the author of two novels, The Acorn Plan and Woodrow's Trumpet, and the recent autobiography, Keeper of the Moon.


Tim McLaurin presented a fiction reading on Monday, October 5, 1992 at the Chandler Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center in Norfolk, Virginia from 11:00 a.m-12:30 p.m. After McLaurin's reading, Agnes Fuller, with Lee Teply and Collegium Musicum, performed Song Translations by W. D. Snodgrass.

McLaurin also gave a Snakehandling demonstration in the University Theater from 2:00-3:30 p.m. After this, Sandra Shipley performed a Monologue from Alan Bennett's Talking Heads.


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