Robert Coover is the author of The Universal Baseball Association, The Public Burning, and Spanking the Maid, among many other books; he is a pioneer in the field of electronic writing and ran the International Writers Project at Brown University. His novel, Huck Out West, is forthcoming in January 2017 from Norton.
Coover will read from his 1968 short story “The Cat in the Hat for President” in the Special Collections Classroom in Olin Library. A reception will take place after the reading in Room 142 of Olin.
This event is part of the Neureuther Library Lecture series and is sponsored by Washington University Libraries and the Department of English.