Novelist To Visit Heidelberg in March

Aug 22, 2012

Megan AbbottAward winning novelist Megan Abbott will visit campus on March 27, 2013. Ms. Abbott will meet with a number of classes including Dr. Ruth Wahlstrom's Literature by Women, Dr. Doug Collar's American Mystery and Honors Film Noir courses. A morning master class and evening lecture and book signing will be open to the public.

Ms. Abbot won the Edgar Allen Poe award for her 2008 novel Queenpin. Her novels have met with critical acclaim including most recently Dare Me published in August. Ms. Abbott has a Ph.D. in English from NYU.

Ms. Abbott's appearance is made possible by a generous gift from Jean (Warren) Gekler '80 and Brooks Gekler.

For further information about Ms. Abbott's visit, please email Dr. Doug Collar (