UW Bothell’s Writing for Their Lives Series Continues in April with Snelson and Collins

Friday, March 27, 2009
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell's Writing for Their Lives literary series continues in April with authors Danny Snelson and Paul Collins.

Snelson will appear on Monday, April 6, 3:30 p.m., on campus in the Library, room 205. His recent works include Dear Countess and The Book of Raveling Women. He is an activist and writer living in Brooklyn, New York and is an esteemed writer at Ubu.Web and Penn Sound.

Collins will appear on Thursday, April 23, 3:30 p.m., on campus in the Library, room 205. He is the author if six books of creative non-fiction, including Banvard's Folly, Sixpence House and The Trouble with Tom - a travelogue of the posthumous travels of Thomas Paine. His work has appeared in McSweeny's, The Believer and The Village Voice. He is also an assistant professor at Portland State University.

At the events, the authors will present their work and participate in a Q & A with the audience. The public is invited to attend. For additional information, contact the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program, 425-352-5350.

The Writing For Their Lives series is part of the Initiative for Creativity, Performance and Research, funded by a UW Bothell Worthington Academic Distinction grant. It is also generously supported by Barbara and Kent Chaplin of Chaplin's Automotive Group.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.