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UB's Own Marion Winik Opens Fall Reading Series, Sept. 23

Acclaimed Author Will Read from Her New Book, Highs in the Low Fifties

September 18, 2013
Contact: University Relations
Phone: 410.837.5739

The University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Fall 2013 Reading Series will open with UB's own Marion Winik, assistant professor in the Klein Family School of Communications Design, reading from her new book, Highs in the Low Fifties: How I Stumbled Through the Joys of Single Living, on Monday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Hilda and Michael Bogomolny Room in UB's Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Winik is the author of a number of celebrated books, including The Glen Rock Book of the Dead, Above Us Only Sky, Rules for the Unruly: Living an Unconventional Life, and several others. She has contributed essays and articles to The New York Times Magazine, McCalls, Cosmopolitan, Baltimore Fishbowl and many others, and has served as a commentator on National Public Radio.

About Winik's new book, Baltimore author Laura Lippman said, "Highs in the Low Fifties hits the bull's eye—funny, sharp, poignant, wise."

The M.F.A. Reading Series is sponsored by the Hearst Visiting Scholars Fund and the Klein Family Fund.

Learn more about the series.

Learn more about Marion Winik.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the School of Law, the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Public Affairs and the Merrick School of Business.