Charles Baxter 9th Annual Benefit for Hunger
Free and open to the public – suggested $5 donation for Second Harvest Heartland.
For the 9th annual year, novelist and short story writer, Charles Baxter, hosts the University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program's Hunger Relief Benefit. Charles Baxter will read, along with guest reader, Lauren Groff.
Charles Baxter was born in Minneapolis and graduated from Macalester College. After completing graduate work in English at the State University of New York at Buffalo, he taught for several years at Wayne State University in Detroit. In 1989, he moved to the Department of English at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and its MFA program. He now teaches at the University of Minnesota.
Lauren Groff is the author of the novel The Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, Delicate Edible Birds, a collection of stories, and Arcadia, a New York Times Notable Book, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and finalist for the L.A. Times Book Award.