Nonfiction Writer to Read From His Work for Texas Tech’s Iron Horse Literary Review

Media advisory covering nonfiction author Michael Steinberg, who will read from his work.

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 jill.patterson@ttu.edu