Andrew Porter, whose short story collection The Theory of Light and Matter won the 2007 Flannery O’Connor Award, will read at Illinois Wesleyan at 4 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, in the Merwin Gallery of the Ames Art Building. Porter earned an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is currently Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Trinity University in San Antonio. His visit to Bloomington-Normal is co-sponsored by Heartland College, where he’ll visit classes earlier in the day.
Copies of The Theory of Light and Matter will be available for purchase and autographing. The event is free and open to the public.