Nonfiction Writer to Read From His Work for Texas Tech’s Iron Horse Literary Review
October 1, 2008
Media advisory covering nonfiction author Michael Steinberg, who will read from his
WHAT: Lecture and performance by international performance artist
WHEN: 6:30-7:30p.m. Thursday, (Oct. 2)
WHERE: Lecture hall 001 in the English Building on the Texas Tech campus.
EVENT: Nonfiction author Michael Steinberg will read from his work. Steinberg's
book "Still Pitching: A Memoir" won the 2003 Foreward Magazine/Small and Independent Press Memoir/Autobiography of
the Year. His national awards include The Missouri Review Editor's Prize, The National
Harness Racing Writers of America Award for Feature Writing, a Writing Self Award,
and a Roberts Writing Award.
Best American Essays and Best American Sports Writing also have recognized several
of his works as "Notable Essays." He holds a doctorate in American literature from
Michigan State University and a Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Western
Michigan University. He teaches at Michigan State and in the Stonecoast/University
of Southern Maine low residency MFA program.
The event, sponsored by Iron Horse Literary Review, is free and open to the public.
People can attend a viewing of the vice-presidential debates following the lecture.
CONTACT: Jill Patterson, associate professor of creative writing, Department of English at Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2500 ext. 249, or firstname.lastname@example.org