Marian University will host famed Hoosier author Michael Martone this Tuesday, September 29 in Ruth Lilly Student Center on Marian’s campus. This event is free and open to all Indianapolis people. Join Indianapolis society as they welcome home this Fort Wayne, Indiana native. This Indianapolis event gets underway at 7:00 pm.
Marian University’s Department of Language and Communication is excited to welcome Martone back to the Circle City. Martone is the author of numerous collections of short fiction and creative non-fiction, many of which are set in Indiana. His most recent books include Not Normal, Illinois: Peculiar Fiction from the Flyover; Racing in Place: Collages, Fragments, Postcards, Ruins, a collection of essays; and Double-wide, his collected early stories.
Michael Martone is currently a professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing program at the University of Alabama. He has been teaching there since 1996. Martone found many of his influences from his life growing up in Fort Wayne. He attended the Indianapolis public school system. He went on to study at Butler University, but ultimately graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington. He received a degree in English. In addition, Martone is a graduate of The Writing Semiars of The John Hopkins University.
Hear Michael Martone read from his latest publication this Tuesday, September 29 on Marian University’s campus. Make an evening of it by spending the dough you save at this free Indianapolis event at any of many great Indianapolis restaurants and Indianapolis bars. Continue your education in Indianapolis as you see the state of Indiana through the eyes of a literary master. Indianapolis kids and adults alike can appreciate the literary vision of Michael Martone.
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