The Department of English
and MFA at Florida present

a reading by Mary Robison

8 PM November 3, 2003
Goerings Books 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center)

Mary Robison is the author of the story collections Days, An Amateur’s Guide to the Night, Believe Them, and Tell Me: Thirty Stories; and the novels Oh!, Subtraction, and Why Did I Ever, which was the winner of the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. The recipient of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, she has taught at Harvard University, Oberlin College, Ohio University, the University of California at Irvine, and the University of Houston, and is currently Professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi, where she is on the faculty of the Center for Writers. Most of her stories were published originally in The New Yorker, others in The Paris Review, Esquire, GQ, and Harvard Magazine, among others. She has also worked as a screenwriter (her credits include an as yet unproduced rewrite of The Women) and script doctor, and is currently writing a new novel, 1 DOA, 1 on the Way.

A reception will follow the reading. For further information contact David Leavitt <> or Padgett Powell <>.