Patrick_Hicks_(2)_copyThe Winona State University Great River Reading Series will host author Patrick Hicks at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in Stark Hall room 103.

Hicks is the author of 10 books, including Adoptable, This London, The Collector of Names, and the critically and popularly acclaimed The Commandant of Lubizec. His work has appeared in some of the most vital literary journals in America, including Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, and many others.

He has been nominated seven times for the Pushcart Prize, and been a finalist for the High Plains Book Award and the Gival Press Novel Award.

He is the Writer-in-Residence at Augustana University and is also a faculty member in the MFA program at Sierra Nevada College.

For more information, contact Beth Oness at