Language, Power, Stories, Words: Truth-telling in the Dorothy Allison Papers
Two or Three Things: Readings from the works of Dorothy Allison
When: 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
Where: Biddle Rare Book Room, Perkins Library
Please join us for an afternoon of readings from Dorothy Allison's works including a performance of selections from memoir Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Duke undergraduate Jennifer Sherman. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
Out in the South: Writers in Conversation
When: 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011
Where: White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus
Please join us for a fantastic opportunity to hear four distinguished Southern authors discuss their lives and work: Dorothy Allison, Shirlette Ammons, Jim Grimsley and Minnie Bruce Pratt. This event is being held in conjunction with the opening of the Dorothy Allison papers, which will also be celebrated with an exhibit mounted in the Rare Book Room vestibule in Perkins Library. This program is co-sponsored by Carolina Wren Press. For more information about these writers and this event, please visit the Bingham Center website.