Wilkes University


Reading By Henry Veggian At Wilkes University Rescheduled for March 21

The reading and lecture by Henry Veggian at Wilkes University, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 16, has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Veggian’s appearance is part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series sponsored by the University’s English department. Veggian will read in the Salon of Kirby Hall.

Veggian is a senior lecturer in American literature at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. His work has appeared in boundary 2, Modern Fiction Studies, American Studies, Reader and Quaderni d'Italianistica. His essay on Thomas Pynchon's Vineland is in the collected volume Pynchon's California (University of Iowa Press).   

Veggian was raised in and around the editorial offices of Il Progresso Italo-Americano, the historic Italian language newspaper of New York City, and honors that memory by maintaining steady editorial work at boundary 2, Rodopi Editions' Dialogue Series, and an essay collection about the writing of President Barack Obama. Veggian's most recent book is Understanding Don Delillo (University of South Carolina Press).