30th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 1-4, 2007


William Henry Lewis, 30th Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center

Author/Artist Bio

William Henry Lewis is the prizewinning author of two story collections, I Got Somebody in Staunton, and In the Arms of Our Elders. His fiction has appeared in America's top literary journals and anthologies including The Best American Short Stories. Lewis is the recipient of the short fiction prize from the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Foundation, the 2006 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Fiction Honor Award, and he was a finalist for the 2005 PEN Faulkner Prize for Fiction.


Lewis read on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.


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