Creative Nonfiction Reading by Randi Davenport, GLCA Award-Winning Author

Creative Nonfiction ReadingRandi Davenport
Randi Davenport

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Wendell Will Room
5:00 PM

Randi Davenport is the author of The Boy Who Loved Tornadoes.  Her short fiction and essays have appeared in publications like The Washington Post, The Ontario Review, The Alaska Quarterly Review, Literature/Film Quarterly, Victorian Literature and Culture, and Women’s History Review.  Davenport studied history and creative writing at William Smith College; she later earned both an MA in Creative Writing/Fiction and a PhD in literature at Syracuse University. She has been a Summer Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Public Fellow at the Institute for Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has taught literature and writing at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, among others. She is currently the Executive Director of the James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Visit her online at

A reception and book-signing will immediately follow the reading.

Co-sponsored by the English Department and Stockwell-Mudd Library.

All events in the Albion College Reading Series are free and open to the public.