College’s ‘Writers in Performance’ Series Features Author David Samuel Levinson

Published on: March 08, 2013

David Samuel Levinson
Author David Samuel Levinson will read excerpts of his work on March 21, at 7 p.m., at Lone Star College-Montgomery as part of the Writers in Performance series.

Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series welcomes David Samuel Levinson to read excerpts of his work on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).


The event is free and open to the public.

Levinson is the author of the story collection, Most Of Us Are Here Against Our Will (Penguin Books, 2005), and the forthcoming novel, Antonia Lively Breaks The Silence (Algonquin Books, to be released in June).

He’s been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize and won an award for fiction in The Atlantic Monthly. He’s also received multiple fellowships from Yaddo, the Jentel Foundation, the Millay Colony, Ledig House, Pouch Cove, the Santa Fe Arts Institute, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. In 2011, he won the Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers.

Readers can find his stories and poems in RE:AL, storySouth, The James White Review, The New Penguin Book of Short Stories, The Brooklyn Review, Prairie Schooner, The Toronto Quarterly, Between Men 2: An Anthology, and West Branch among others.

Currently, Levinson is the writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University.

Writers in Performance is a reading program dedicated to bringing the most distinguished minds and their bright visions to the citizens of Montgomery County through thought-provoking literature and cultural diversity. The series’ events are made possible by the partnership between the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, LSC-Montgomery Library, the Conroe Commission on the Arts and Culture, Good Books in the Woods, LSC-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning, and SWIRL, LSC-Montgomery’s magazine of student art and writing.

For more information, contact Dave Parsons, adjunct instructor of English at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 524-6537 or David.M.Parsons@lonestar.edu; or contact Cliff Hudder, professor of English at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7399 or Clifford.W.Hudder@LoneStar.edu.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu