Campus News 2009

For Immediate Release
September 8, 2009

Monday Night Fiction to feature “The Speed of Dark”

“The Speed of Dark” Book Cover

Schreiner University’s Monday Night Fiction series will discuss “The Speed of Dark” by Elizabeth Moon at 7 p.m., Monday, September 21, in the Scarle-Philips Room in the William Logan Library on the Schreiner campus. Dr. Kirsten Komara, assistant professor of English at Schreiner and director of The Writing Center and Honors Program, will be the discussion leader. The author will attend the event and be available for questions.

Moon is a native of McAllen, Texas, and has two bachelor’s degrees from Rice University, in history and biology. She is a well-known science fiction writer and “The Speed of Dark,” a near-future tale told by an autistic adult and inspired by her son, won the 2004 Nebula Award. Her visit to Schreiner will be hosted by the Schreiner Honors Program.

Monday Night Fiction is sponsored by Schreiner’s Center for Innovative Learning. For more information about this or any other Schreiner University humanities event, contact Martha York at the Center for Innovative Learning, (830) 792-7352.


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