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Popular UMF Visiting Writers Series features critically acclaimed author William Giraldi, March 10

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FARMINGTON The University of Maine at Farmington Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program proudly presents fiction author, William Giraldi, as the next reader in its popular Visiting Writers Series. Giraldi will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., March 10, in The Landing in the UMF Olsen Student Center. The reading is free and open to the public.

William Giraldi is author of the critically acclaimed novels 'Busy Monsters' and 'Hold the Dark,' and the memoir 'The Hero's Body,' all published by W.W. Norton. 'Busy Monsters,' his first novel, was heralded by The Daily Beast as, 'Bold, propulsive prose and hilarious, thought-inducing cultural references . . . A compelling work of literary merrymaking."

He is fiction editor for the journal AGNI at Boston University. His criticism appears frequently in such publications as The New Republic, The New York Times, The Oxford American, Poets & Writers, The Daily Beast, The Wall Street Journal, The New Criterion and Virginia Quarterly Review.

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