Novelist Robert Stone will present a free public reading on Friday, May 9, 7 p.m. at New York University’s Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South. For further information the public may call (212) 998-8816.

Stone is the author of five novels: A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light and Outerbridge Reach. A book of his collected short stories, Bears and His Daughters, was published by Houghton Mifflin in April. He is also the author of numerous essays and screenplays.

The recipient of a Stegner Fellowship to Stanford University, Stone attended NYU from 1958-60. He has taught at several universities and colleges including Amherst, Princeton, Harvard, the University of California, NYU, Johns Hopkins, and Yale. For the past 25 years he has divided his time between Connecticut and Key West, Florida.

This event is the final one in NYU’s Creative Writing Program spring reading series, which was made possible by support from the Lila Acheson Wallace Theater Fund at Community Funds, Inc., the corporate affiliate of the New York Community Trust.

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