Joy Williams Reading & Celebration
The Washington University Libraries and English Department are hosting legendary writer Joy Williams for a special reading and conversation. Williams’s first novel in 20 years, Harrow, was released on September 14. The exhibition “Joy Williams: Honored Guest,” featuring materials from the Joy Williams Papers, is on display in John M. Olin Library, with a digital version of the exhibition available online.
This event is taking place in Graham Chapel, and will also be live-streamed and recorded for virtual viewing. Pre-registration, completing a self-screening, and wearing a mask at all times, are required for all in-person attendees. Doors will open at 3:30 pm. Books will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books at the event.
Virtual attendees are encouraged to register to receive a reminder and link to the livestream in your inbox.
Public Health Details
As noted above, all in-person attendees must adhere to all of Washington University’s public health requirements, including the latest events and meetings protocol. All guests will be required to show a successful self-screening result and wear a mask at all times to attend the event.
Header image credit: Photographs of Joy Williams, 1983. Copyright Jimm Roberts: All Rights Reserved.