Visiting author reads at OSU

Namwali Serpell

Author Namwali Serpell will be taking part in the Oregon State University’s School of Writing, Literature and Film’s Visiting Writer Series on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at the Valley Library Main Floor Rotunda, 201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis.

Serpell is a Zambian writer who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley. She will be talking about her work as a writer and her first novel The Old Drift.

On Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, Serpell will read from her and host a Q&A afterwards.