Friday, April 9, 2010

Mark Brazaitis Named Benedum Distinguished Scholar

Mark Brazaitis has been chosen to receive the 2009-2010 Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award in the Humanities and Arts category. The award celebrates Mark's prolific publication record, which includes four award-winning books, more than 40 short stories, over 50 poems, half a dozen essays, and a screenplay, not to mention his juvenilia.

This highly prestigious award is always inaugurated by a public lecture. Mark will give a talk, "The Incurables: Writing Madness, Hopelessness, and Hope," on Tuesday, April 13, at 4:00 p.m. in the Rhododendron Room, at the Mountainlair. A reception will follow.

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