author of Hook: A Memoir
9:00 AM on Friday, October 21
Randall Horton returns to the symposium with his memoir Hook, which tells of his spiral into a life of drugs and crime, and the redemptive power of writing, education, and poetry. Horton teaches at the University of New Haven, and is a visiting writer in in The W’s MFA program. He has published two poetry collections, Lingua Franca of Ninth Street and The Definition of Place.