ACU and local authors to discuss creative writing, faith
Nov. 15, 1999
A group of writers will speak on "Creative Writing: An
Intersection of Faith and Art" tonight, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m.
in Mabee Library Auditorium. The program is sponsored by the
Friends of ACU Library. This event is open to the
The three published authors who will speak include Al
Haley, ACU writer-in-residence, David Lindsey of Austin and
Dr. Robert Fink, director of creative writing at
Haley has published books including Home Ground: Stories
of Two Families and the Land and Exotic which were published
in 1979 and 1982. Following the birth of his first child in
1998, Haley's current work is a collection of 30 poems
dealing humorously with vital infant experiences from the
point of view of both child and adult, titled Babies Make Us
Stupid (and Other Poems for Intelligent People).
David Lindsey, a native of San Angelo, began his writing
career in 1983 with two mystery novels in the same year.
Lindsey has published a total of 10 mystery and suspense
novels and is currently working on his 11th novel. Lindsey
has been heralded by critics as "Texas' Stephen King, or
perhaps a latter-day Edgar Allan Poe."
Dr. Robert Fink has taught writing at Hardin-Simmons
since he earned his doctorate at Texas Tech University in
1977. His poety has appeared in numerous poetry journals
including Poetry, Southern Poetry Review and Writer's Forum.
He also had a personal essay in Shadow and Light:
Literature and the Life Of Faith, published by the ACU
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