The 2010 SMU Literary Festival will take place from April 22-24. This year’s guest speakers are Jill McCorkle, Tracy Daugherty, Marjorie Sandor, Phillip S. Bryant, Robin Black, Elizabeth Eslami, Robert Redick, and Mary Stewart Hammond.

Schedule of events

  • Thursday 4/22 (Cosponsored with the Gilbert Lecture Series)
    • Reception at 6 PM in Texana Room (DeGolyer Library, SMU)
    • Reading at 6:30 PM Stanley Marcus Reading Room (DeGolyer Library, SMU): Jill McCorkle
  • Friday 4/23
    • 3 PM-4:30 PM reading in Stanley Marcus reading room: Robert Redick and Elizabeth Eslami
    • 6:30 PM reception Texana Room
    • 7 PM reading in Stanley Marcus Reading Room: Tracy Daugherty and Marjorie Sandor
  • Saturday 4/24
    • 12-2 PM lunch/discussion (RSVP*)
    • 2-3:30 PM reading in Stanley Marcus Reading Room: Mary Stewart Hammond and Robin Black
    • 8PM seating begins for Closing Cabaret in the Varsity (Hughes Triggs Student Center, SMU)
    • 8:30-10 PM: Philip S. Bryant and Carolyn Wilkins performance “Stomping at the Grand Terrace”

*RSVP to or to 214-768-2945

All events are free and open to the public