Keesey to discuss historical fiction writing

Anna Keesey, fiction writer and assistant professor of English at Linfield College, will present “Mill of the Mind: Contemporary Writers and Historical Fiction,” Wednesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.

Keesey will discuss the work of several contemporary historical fiction writers, including her own current project. She’s a graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and teaches creative writing at Linfield. Her novel, “Little Century,” will be published by Farrar Straus Giroux in early 2011.

The lecture is free and open to the public. The Linfield College faculty lecture series offers one presentation each month by a member of the Linfield faculty. For more information, call 503-883-2409.