Campus News 2006

For Immediate Release
February 6, 2006

Author Donald Hays Will be featured at Schreiner University’s Monday Night Fiction Series Feb. 13

by Amy Armstrong, Assistant Director of University Relations

Donald Hays - AuthorAuthor Donald Hays will host a discussion about his novel “The Dixie Association” during Schreiner University’s Monday Night Fiction Series Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.  This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend.  Light refreshments will be offered.

Hays teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas and is the author of several novels including, “The Hangman’s Children”, as well as the 2005 short-story collection “Dying Light.”  “The Dixie Association “ is an account of a season with a baseball team, the Arkansas Reds. Their line-up includes an ex-con first baseman, a couple of real Reds on loan from Castro, young bucks on the way up and old-timers on the way down, all led by a one-armed Marxist and ex-major leaguer named Lefty.

Monday Night Fiction - "The Dixie Association" Monday Night Fiction, sponsored by the Center for Innovative Learning, meets in the Scarle-Philips room at William Logan Library on the Schreiner campus, beginning at 7 p.m. and lasts a couple of hours. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to read the book that is the evening’s topic for discussion. The featured book may be obtained in the Schreiner University Book Store or at your local book store or library.

For more information contact Martha York, director of CIL, at 830-792-7352 or

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