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Fiction Writer Adam Ross to Read

FICTION WRITER ADAM ROSS TO READ:  On Monday, January 28th, at 7pm in Hodges Library Novelist Adam Ross will kick off the Spring 2013 Writers in the Library Series.  Ross’ debut novel, Mr. Peanut, was named a 2010 New York Times Notable Book, as well as declared one of the best books of the year by The New YorkerThe Philadelphia InquirerThe New Republic, and The EconomistLadies and Gentlemen, his short story collection, was included in Kirkus Reviews and the San Francisco Chronicle’s Best Books of 2011. His non­fiction has been published in The New York Times Book ReviewThe Daily BeastThe Wall Street Jour­nal, and The Nashville Scene. His fiction has appeared in The Carolina Quarterly and Five Chapters.

Ross will also hold an informal chat with students from 2-3pm in 1210 McClung Tower.  Writers in the Library is sponsored by the UT Libraries and the UT Creative Writing Program in association with the John C. Hodges Better English Fund.

For further information contact Marilyn Kallet, Director, UT Creative Writing Program (, or Christopher Hebert, Writer-in-Residence, UT Libraries (

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