Pacific Review presents: Dwight Yates 4/17, 6 pm PL4005

Please join us on Thursday, April 17 at 6:00 pm in PL 4005 to hear the wonderful stories of Dwight Yates, an accomplished writer and teacher. Author Richard Russo writes that Yates’ last collection, Bring Everybody, was “an electrifying collection of short fiction.” Mr. Yates will be reading from this collection, which won the Juniper Prize for Fiction, so please join us this coming Thursday at 6:00 pm. In a short bio, Mr. Yates tells us: “He grew up here and there in the Northwest. He never went hungry and was otherwise treated well—not a promising beginning for a writer. He had a paper route and mowed lawns and bagged groceries and worked on a farm and drove a mike truck and worked for the Forest Service, served in the Peace Corps and the Army and attended five universities. He taught writing for many years at UC Riverside. His stories have appeared in various journals and anthologies and so far have comprised two collections, Haywire Hearts and Slide Trombones and Bring Everybody. His two daughters grew up in Redlands where he still resides with his wife.”

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