Reading Date: Friday, April 8, 1983
Introduction by Lynn Fleischman.
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): Arizona Commission on the Arts, Southwest Institute for Research on Women, UA Department of Gender and Women's Studies, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Harvill Auditorium
Tillie Olsen reads excerpts from Tell Me a Riddle (1961), her collection of short stories; Yonnondio: From the Thirties (1974), an unfinished novel; and the classic work of nonfiction, Silences (1978). Olsen's reading is interspersed with anecdotes and narrative summaries.