Clemson University’s Literary Festival begins Wednesday and the university will welcome a special guest at a Thursday reading. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan will be the featured author at Clemson University’s sixth annual Literary Festival April 3-7. Egan will give a reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Alumni Center. Egan is the author of “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2011. The Literary Festival will host a number of other award-winning authors in the Downtown Reading Series.
The Clemson Literary Festival has brought more than 50 writers to Clemson for readings, panels and discussions. All events are free and open to the public. For more information about the authors and a complete schedule, visit www.clemson.edu/litfest.