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WSU’s 2023 Distinguished Visiting Writer Melinda Moustakis, right, will read from her novel, "Homestead," shown at left.

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April 6, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. by WSU’s 2023 Distinguished Visiting Writer, Melinda Moustakis as she reads from her new novel. Moustakis’s story collection, “Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories,” is set in the rugged landscape where she was born, and received the Flannery O’Connor Award and a 5 Under 35 selection by the National Book Foundation. Her forthcoming novel, Homestead, has been called a “stunning debut” by Booklist, given a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and been praised as follows by NYTimes bestselling author Jess Walter: “Moustakis’s writing is so good, so precise, so strong, and so deeply felt that it immediately creates a sense of time and place.”


April 6, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ulrich Museum of Art
(316) 978-3664


Beren Gallery
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount St
Wichita, KS
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Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm 
Closed Sundays, University & Major Holidays | Free Admission | 316.978.3664
1845 Fairmount; Wichita, KS 67260-0046