Literature Program

Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.


UB English Department & Hallwalls present

Lydia Millet

Exhibit X Fiction

Lydia Millet is the author of nine books, most recently the novel Magnificence (Fall 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle Award, which was the last in a trilogy about extinction and loss. Her short story collection Love in Infant Monkeys, shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize, was also concerned with relationships between human and nonhuman animals. Milletis a writer and editor at the Center for Biological Diversity, which works to protect endangered species and curb climate change; she lives with her children in the desert outside Tucson, AZ.

Lydia Millet (Photo: Ivory Orchid Photography.)

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...