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The Murphy Scholars Program in Literature and Language is an exciting new initiative that provides enhanced cocurricular experiences to keenly interested students. Sophomores - regardless of major - may apply.
February 12, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall
An Evening with Murphy Writer-in-Residence Trenton Lee Stewart
Arkansas nativeTrenton Lee Stewart , author of the award-winning,
New York Times
best-selling Mysterious Benedict Society series for children, has published fiction in several literary journals. His novel for adults,
, is praised as "a Greek tragedy by way of Arkansas." As the Murphy Visiting Writer-in-Residence at Hendrix this spring, he will teach a creative writing course, "Writing and Publishing Fiction."