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.