New York Times best-selling author, Auburn alumnus Tim Dorsey to give New Horizons Lecture on campus April 10

Published: April 06, 2017
Updated: June 21, 2017
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Auburn University alumnus Tim Dorsey will deliver the Graduate School's New Horizons lecture on Monday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in the Langdon Hall auditorium. The topic of his talk will be "A Finely Crafted Novel Doesn't Look Anything Like it in the Process: A Life Shaped by Auburn."

Dorsey served as editor of The Plainsman while he was at Auburn. After he graduated in 1983, he worked for various newspapers before he eventually turned to writing novels full time. He is the author of 20 humorous crime novels and has been on the New York Times best-seller list multiple times.

After the lecture, there will be a question and answer period, as well as a reception and book signing in the Langdon Hall courtyard. The event is free and open to the public.

The 2017 New Horizons Lecture is the ninth in the annual series that seeks to bring distinguished speakers with insightful and exciting perspectives to Auburn University.

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