Director: Dr. Biljana D. Obradovic, Professor
Readers Spring 2009
Past Visiting Writers
Xavier University's Literary Reading Series has included: Biljana D. Obradovic, Patricia A. Ward, Michele Pichon, Gregory Donovan, Reginald McKnight, Nikky Finney, Jerry McGuire, Toi Derricotte, Gloria Wade-Gayles, Niyi Osundare, Joel Dailey, Allison Joseph, Xiaobin Yang, Michael Harper, Philip Dacey, Mark Whitaker, Maxine Cassin, Terrance Hayes, Lupenga Mphande, Leo Luke Marcello, Patrice Melnick, Christopher Chambers, Richard Collins, John Gery, Amiri Baraka, Bruce Weigl, Ethelbert Miller, Hilda Raz, Agymah Kwadwo Kamau, Henry Taylor, Marcia Southwick, Lenard Duane Moore, Mona Lisa Saloy, Paula Closen Buck, Jericho Brown, Kay Murphy, Major Jackosn, Darrel Bourque, and many others as well as Calalloo (Creative Writing Outreach to HBCUs on campus visit with writers, 20 students participated in the workshops).