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Jan 27
Zoom Event / Virtual Event

Zell Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Author David Haynes

Free and open to the public. This event is VIRTUAL via Zoom. Login here (no pre-registration needed):

David Haynes is emeritus professor of English at Southern Methodist University and the author of twelve novels. His most recent novel, A Star in the Face of the Sky, explores two families wrestling with the aftermath of family and political violence. Haynes co-founded and serves as the Board Chair for Kimbilio, a community committed to fiction writers from the African diaspora.

The Zell Visiting Writers Series is a reading series presented by the Helen Zell Writers’ Program in partnership with the University of Michigan Museum of Art, with support from the Department of English Language & Literature, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and Janey Lack.

ZVWS events are free and open to the public. For additional information, questions, or accommodations needs, please contact Program Coordinator Michaela Kotziers at