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Author Saskia Hamilton to give reading at Wittliff Collections

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
September 2, 2010

Saskia Hamilton

Saskia Hamilton

Saskia Hamilton, author of Divide These and As for Dream, will give a reading and book signing at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University-San Marcos Thursday, Sept. 23.

The reading will be held on the 7th floor of the Alkek Library on campus. She will also hold a reading 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle. Admission is free.

Hamilton is also the editor of The Letters of Robert Lowell and the co-editor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Hamilton is the recipient of fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has worked for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. and the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe. She currently teaches at Barnard College in New York.

This Therese Kayser Lindsey/Katherine Anne Porter Series event is co-sponsored by Texas State’s English Department and the Wittliff Collections. Books will be for sale by the University Bookstore. For more information, contact Katie Angermeier at