Fiction Writer Wingate to Visit Truman

The Department of English and Linguistics and the Green Hills Literacy Lantern are bringing Steven Wingate, a professor at the University of Colorado and author of the award-winning collection of short stories, “Wifeshopping,” to campus Sept. 25-26.

Wingate will lead a fiction writing workshop, open to all interested writers, from 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 25 in Baldwin Hall 251.

Later that evening, he will read from his debut collection of short stories, “Wifeshopping,” at 8:30 p.m. in Violette Hall 1010.

The following day, Wingate will have a presentation on writing and publishing fiction from 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

Wingate teaches fiction writing at the University of Colorado. His stories have appeared in numerous literary journals including the Mississippi Review, Gulf Coast, The Journal and Green Hills Literacy Lantern. Wingate’s “Wifeshopping” was the winner of the 2007 Bakeless Prize in fiction sponsored by the Breadloaf Writing Conference.

For more information, please contact Joe Benevento at

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