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April 1, 2011 - 6:00pm
Prairie Lights

As part of The Mission Creek Festival three young literary talents will be read: Tao Lin, Lindsay Hunter, and Ted Thompson. New Yorker Tao Lin is one of the most progressive, controversial figures in contemporary American Literature. He's published one collection of poems on Action Press, and five works of fiction, all through Melville House Publishing. Chicago writer, and founder of the Quickies Reading Series, Lindsay Hunter has turned heads with her debut novel Daddy's, a novel Prairie Lights' own Paul Ingram has said "If Help is the alpha of Southern Lit, Daddy's is the Omega." Also, Writers Workshop graduate Ted Thompson will read from a novel due out on Reagan Arthur Books in early 2012.