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La Sociedad para las Artes at New Mexico State presents fiction reading

Published author Antonya Nelson will be featured in New Mexico State University's La Sociedad para las Artes' Fall 2003 Visiting Author Series at 7:30 p.m Friday, Sept. 26, in Hardman Hall Room 106.

teaches at New Mexico State and in Warren Wilson College's MFA Program. She is the author of four short story collections, including "Female Trouble," and three novels, "Talking in Bed," "Nobody's Girl" and "Living to Tell." In 1999 she was named one of the "twenty young fiction writers for the new millennium" by The New Yorker.

Nelson's work has appeared in magazines such as The New Yorker, Esquire, Harper's and Redbook. Her books were New York Times Notable Books in 1992, 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002. She also is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Nelson will be joined by graduate student Jennifer Stennis, who also will be reading a selection of fiction.

The reading is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the English Department at (505) 646-3931.