Colorado State University - Pueblo Reading series features award-winning writer

Colorado State University - Pueblo Reading series features award-winning writer

PUEBLO – The first reading of the spring in the Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo will feature award-winning writer Pam Houston at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 in the Library and Academic Resource Center 109.  The reading is free and refreshments will be provided. 

Houston is the author of books including Cowboys Are My Weakness, Waltzing the Cat, A Little More About Me, and Sight Hound. Her latest novel, Contents May Have Shifted, was published in February 2012.  Her stories have been selected for the Best American Short Stories, the O. Henry Awards, the Pushcart Prize, and the Best American Short Stories of the Century. A collection of essays, A Little More About Me, was published by W.W. Norton in the fall of 1999.  Houston teaches in the graduate writing program at University of California, Davis.

Houston’s books will be available for sale at the reading and throughout the year at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing if you have any questions at 549-2082 or

The reading is co-sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the Department of English & Foreign Languages.

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