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Author Hannah Tinti to read at CCU

January 19, 2010

Novelist and short story writer Hannah Tinti will give a reading at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 at Coastal Carolina University. The event is free and open to the public.

The reading, which will be held in Wall Auditorium, is a part of the Words to Say It Visiting Writers Series, which is supported by the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts and Department of English.

Hannah Tinti, born in Salem, Mass., is the author of the acclaimed short story collection Animal Crackers, which has sold in 16 countries. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of One Story magazine, and recently won the 2009 PEN/Nora Magid award for her editorial work.

Her first novel, The Good Thief, (2008) was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. It won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, and the American Library Association's Alex Award.

For more information, call Dan Albergotti, coordinator of the series, at 843-349-2420.