CSU-Pueblo hosts Canadian fiction writer in reading series

CSU-Pueblo hosts Canadian fiction writer in reading series

PUEBLO – A Canadian fiction writer will present the first reading of the spring semester in the Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo.  Canadian author Steven Hayward Hasan will read beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26 in CSU-Pueblo’s Occhiato University Center Cottonwood Room. 

The reading is free and books will be for sale through the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.

Steven Hayward was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, where he attended the University of Toronto and York University.   He is the award-winning author of Buddha Stevens and Other Stories and the novel The Secret Mitzvah of Lucio Burke, winner of Italy’s Premio Grinzane Cavour prize for best first novel. He is an assistant professor at Colorado College.

Hayward's books will be available for sale at the reading as well as other readers' books through the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information or contact Juan J. Morales, Assistant Professor and Director of Creative Writing if you have any questions at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.

Mark your calendars now for these readings scheduled throughout the spring semester:

Feb. 11 - Maria Melendez, 7 p.m., OUC Cottonwood Room
March 9 - Steven Wingate, 7 p.m., OUC Cottonwood Room
April 15 - (RESCHEDULED) Raza Ali Hasan, 7 p.m., CSU-Pueblo Art Gallery

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