Kresge Library

The Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Programs Fund proudly presents
A Reading and Book Signing with Patricia Henley

Picture of Patricia HenleyPlease join Oakland University in welcoming acclaimed author Patricia Henley. Henley will read from her fiction on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester. The reading, followed by a book signing, will be held in Banquet Room A of the Oakland Center. Admission is free, and the reading is open to the public. For more information, call the Department of English by phone at 248-370-2250 or by email at

This event is cosponsored by the Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Programs Fund.

Henley is a novelist, poet, and short story writer. Her first novel, Hummingbird House (1999), was a finalist for the National Book Award and the New Yorker Best Fiction Award. She has published two volumes of poetry and three collections of short stories, including Worship of the Common Heart: New and Selected Stories. Her most recent novel is In the River Sweet (2002). For more information, see the English Department Announcement. Henley has her own web site -- -- with biographical information, reviews, and interviews.

Books by Patricia Henley at the Oakland University Library

Web Pages about Patricia Henley:

  • Identity Theory - The Native Thread - Patricia Henley
  • From the Author - Patricia Henley
  • The Exponent -English Professor Writes a Novel

Created on 12/12/06 by 2/3/04 by Bruce Mann, Millie Merz, and Robert Slater / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Robert Slater
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