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Ray Bradbury to appear via teleconference during biographer's lecture at WFU


October 17, 2007

Sam Weller, author of “The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury,” will be joined by the famed science-fiction writer himself via a teleconference call during a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium on the campus of Wake Forest University.  The event is free and open to the public.

Weller is a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune Magazine and a frequent literary critic for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times. His work has also appeared on National Public Radio.  His book on Bradbury won the 2005 Society of Midland Author’s Award for Best Biography and was a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award.

Bradbury is the author of numerous science-fiction classics, including “Fahrenheit 451,” “The Martian Chronicles” and “The Illustrated Man.”

The event, part of the fall 2007 Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series, is co-sponsored by the English department and the film studies program, with support from the E.E. Folk Fund.  For more information, call (336) 758-5383.

Press Contacts:

Eric Frazier
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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