Invitations

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The calendar has been prepared by the International Writers Center at Washington University. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

April 7-8

* Performances of Copenhagen, Edison Theatre, Washington University, 8 p.m. Prices vary. (314) 935-6543.

Monday, April 8

* Jill Evans Petzall speaks on "Behind the Camera, Behind the Bars," UMSL, JC Penney Center, room 229, Noon. Free. (314) 516-5699.

April 8-9

* MFA students read from their work, Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall, Washington University, 8 p.m. Free. (314) 935-7130.

Tuesday, April 9

* James Houston reads from his work, Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, 7 p.m. Free. (314) 367-6731.

Wednesday, April 10

* Anna Deveare Smith speaks on "Glimpses of America," Graham Chapel, Washington University, 11 a.m. Free. Limited seating. (314) 935-5285.

Thursday, April 11

* Patricia Corrigan reads from her work, Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, 7 p.m. Free. (314) 367-6731.

* Poet David St. John reads from his work, Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall, Washington University, 8 p.m. Free. (314) 935-7130.

* Coyote Woods reads from her work, Genesis House, 6018 Delmar, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 12

* Southwestern Illinois College presents a music and poetry night, Granite City Campus, Eagle's Nest, 4950 Maryville Rd., Granite City, IL., 7 p.m. Free. (618) 235-2700 x5720.

* Queeny Park Night Hike: meet at Mason Rd. Gate, 9 p.m. $5. Dress for weather, bring flashlight. RSVP (314) 615-4386.

Saturday, April 13

* Storytelling with Marilyn Kinsella, Interpretive Center, Cahokia Mounds, 30 Ramey St., Collinsville, IL., 2 p.m. ($2 donation). (618) 346-5160.

April 13-14

* National Writers' Workshop, Marriott Pavilion Hotel, 1 Broadway. $80 ($60 student). www.nww-stlouis.org.

Monday, April 15

* Debra Dickerson discusses her work, JC Penney Center, room 229, UMSL, 8001 Natural Bridge Rd., noon. Free. (314) 516-5517.

* River Styx magazine presents a reading by Loosely Identified, UMSL Women's Writing Collective, Duff's, 392 N. Euclid, 7:30 p.m. $5 ($4 members/ students/seniors). (314) 533-4541.

Tuesday, April 16

* MFA students read from their work, Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall, Washington University, 8 p.m. Free. (314) 935-7130.

* Kathleen Norris reads from her work, Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, 7 p.m. Free. (314) 367-6731.

* James Carroll reads from his work, Washington University Campus Store, Mallinckrodt Center, 6:30 p.m. Free. (314) 935-5696.

Wednesday, April 17

* Dr. Robert Hall speaks on "Medical Criminal Entomology," St. Louis Zoo, Living World Auditorium, 7:30 p. …