Rollins College

Winter With the Writers Continues Feb. 12 with Celebrated Author Margot Livesey

February 05, 2009

Media Contact: Stephanie Page Duesing, 407-646-2203

What: The 69th season of Winter With the Writers, A Festival of the Literary Arts continues on Thursday, Feb. 12 with renowned author Margot Livesey. Since her first book, Learning By Heart, Livesey has published six novels and has taught at 11 different colleges and universities. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Artists' Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts. Livesey is currently a distinguished writer in residence at Emerson College and the John F. and Dorothy H. Magee writer in residence at Bowdoin College. Events are free and open to the public.

When: Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Where: Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Visitor parking is available in the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage.

Thursday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m.

Master Class – Margot Livesey will discuss work penned by Rollins students.

Location: Bush Auditorium, Bush Science Center, Rollins College

Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.

Author Reading and Interview –This event will include readings, an on-stage interview with the author and a book signing.

Location: John M. Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D Keene Hall, Rollins College

Background: Winter With the Writers brings distinguished writers to campus to share their work and expertise with students and the community four consecutive Thursdays beginning the last week in January. For more information, visit or call 407-646-2666.

Interviews: Author Margot Livesey is available for photos and interviews as is Director of Winter With the Writers Carol Frost.

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