USC Fall Literary Festival: Lydia Millet
The University of South Carolina’s Fall Literary Festival brings three major authors to campus for readings at the Ernest F. Hollings Library. Lydia Millet will read November 9 at 6 p.m. A prolific novelist with a master’s in environmental policy, Millet is known for her dark sense of humor, her political bent, and her observations of modern climate and technological challenges. Her work ranges from philosophical to satirical on subjects including the discovery of mermaids in a coral reef, atom bomb inventors who time travel and the crisis of climate change. Free. Terrance Hayes and Richard Michelson will visit campus for readings October 26 and October 31, respectively.